Les chevaux de Coburn - Melbourne, Qc
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ourspolaire&Gemeloj
N 45° 38.426 W 072° 08.187
18T E 723161 N 5058087
Quick Description: Les chevaux de Coburn, représentation grandeur nature d'un des tableaux du célèbre peintre estrien.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 8/1/2012 5:21:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMF0D6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
"Soulignant le 50e anniversaire de décès de Monsieur Frederick Simpson Coburn, l’installation d'une œuvre permanente, constituée d’un immense cadre vide permettant d’apprécier le paysage identitaire rural ainsi que la sculpture de deux chevaux d’acier, est le point culminant de cette année commémorative.

Le sculpteur de Melbourne, Jean-Marc Tétro a reçu le mandat de redonner à cet icône culturelle une place de choix dans la mémoire collective. Inspiré par Coburn, Jean-Marc Tétro a retransmis la précision et la philosophie du grand peintre. "
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"Highlighting the 50th anniversary of the death of Mr. Frederick Simpson Coburn, installing a permanent work, consisting of a huge empty frame to assess the landscape and rural identity sculpture of two steel horses, is the culmination of the anniversary year. Melbourne sculptor, Jean-Marc Tetro is mandated to give back to this cultural icon a prominent place in the collective memory. Inspired by Coburn, Jean-Marc Tetro relayed accuracy and philosophy of the great painter. "
Title of Piece: Les chevaux de Coburn

Artist: Jean-Marc Tétro

Material/Media: Acier - steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Park Coburn

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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