Cubist Arch - Lisboa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 38° 44.286 W 009° 09.144
29S E 486754 N 4287724
Quick Description: Metallic sculpture by the Portuguese artist Artur Rosa.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 12/12/2011 12:07:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMDA53
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 7

Long Description:
Sculpture by Artur Rosa forming an arch made of cubes and rectangles.
In 1971 Artur Rosa designed this a metallic sculpture formed by drawing an arch with a group of stainless steel cubes of deep red that was placed in 1999, at Avenida Conde de Valbom, almost thirty years after its creation.
This work is characterized by a strong geometric tendency of the elements, of constructivist content, getting a good connection with the surrounding urban space and creating a dynamic sinusoidal motion, enchained by positioning a series of cubes as if suspended.

This artist has a degree in architecture and began to devote himself to sculpture in the early 50's. However, he is primarily a sculptor and painter of abstract orientation, of a rigorous geometry sometimes symmetrical of Cubist influence.
Type: Gateway

Subtype: Sculpture

Location: Street (Avenida Conde Valbom)

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