Le Bouquet "Flower Tree" - Lyon, France
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N 45° 45.355 E 004° 50.155
31T E 642782 N 5068567
Quick Description: [EN] The "Flower Tree" bouquet with 85 flowers, made by the Korean artist Jeong Hwa Choi, was exhibited at Place Antonin Poncet during the Biennale of Contemporary Art of 2003. [FR]Le bouquet "Flower Tree" aux 85 fleurs, réalisé par l'artiste coréen Jeong Hwa Choi, a été exposé place Antonin Poncet lors de la biennale d'Art Contemporain de 2003.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 8/4/2019 12:55:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM112FZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:

The "Flower Tree" is a sculpture of the Korean Jeong Hwa Choi who was re-installed on the Place Antonin Poncet. The bouquet of flowers had been acclaimed by the Lyonnais during the Biennale 2003.

Installed where she was at the biennale, its location remains a debate in Lyon and the architects of the monuments of France would like to see it move, "the architect of the Buildings of France having declared that it hindered the perspective of the dock. "

This sculpture consists of a painted stainless steel pole, a trunk of polyester resin and a steel circular structure receiving 85 flowers in polyester resin. The work is six meters high, consisting of a trunk 1.60 meters high and a sphere 6.5 meters in circumference, on which are fixed the flowers. "

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Le « Flower-Tree » est une sculpture du coréen Jeong Hwa Choi qui a été ré-installé sur la place Antonin Poncet. Le bouquet de fleurs avait été plébiscité par les Lyonnais lors de la Biennale 2003.

Installée à l'endroit où elle se trouvait lors de la biennale, sa localisation reste un débat à Lyon et les architectes des monuments de France voudrait la voir déplacer, « l'architecte des Bâtiments de France ayant déclaré qu'il gênait la perspective du quai. »

Cette sculpture se compose d’un poteau en acier inoxydable peint, d’un tronc en résine de polyester et d’une structure circulaire en acier recevant 85 fleurs en résine de polyester. L’œuvre est haute de six mètres, composée d’un tronc de 1.60 mètre de hauteur et d’une sphère de 6.5 mètres de circonférence, sur laquelle sont fixées les fleurs. "

Sources : L’arbre à fleurs

Title: Flower Tree

Artist: Jeong Hwa Choi

Placement Date: 2003

Website: [Web Link]

Type of Object: Flowers

Location: 14 Pier of Dr. Gailleton / 14 Quai du Dr Gailleton

Material: steel and resin

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