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N 52 B 1.5K C 69 E May 17, 2008 F Apr 9, 2022
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This beautiful sculpture by Alexander Calder is installed at the left entrance to the Fundacio Joan Miro - Joan Miro Foundation. The museum is located on the hill called Montjuïc in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The inception was in 1972. It has a width of 320cm, length 500cm and a height of 354cm.

Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor known both for his innovative mobiles (kinetic sculptures powered by motors or air currents) that embrace chance in their aesthetic, his static "stabiles", and his monumental public sculptures. Calder preferred not to analyze his work, saying, "Theories may be all very well for the artist himself, but they shouldn't be broadcast to other people.

The smaller artwork at the right entrance is Personnage (1972) by Joan Miró, Register Number FJM 13006. It is a bronze sculpture measuring 200 x 120 x 90 cm.

Tags:   4 Wings by Alexander Calder Fundacio Joan Miro - Joan Miro Foundation Barcelona Catalonia Spain metal sculpture red sculpture Travel National Geographic Art Installation geo tagged Concordians Landscape Joan Miró Personnage Register Number FJM 13006 bronze sculpture Spring Montjuïc

N 46 B 1.8K C 42 E May 14, 2008 F Aug 10, 2021
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The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The museum was inaugurated on 18 October 1997 by King Juan Carlos I of Spain, with an exhibition of 250 contemporary works of art. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists. It is one of the largest museums in Spain.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation selected Frank Gehry as the architect, and its director, Thomas Krens, encouraged him to design something daring and innovative. The curves on the exterior of the building were intended to appear random; the architect said that "the randomness of the curves are designed to catch the light".

The museum is seamlessly integrated into the urban context, unfolding its interconnecting shapes of stone, glass and titanium on a 32,500-square-meter (350,000 sq ft) site along the Nervión River in the ancient industrial heart of the city; while modest from street level, it is most impressive when viewed from the river.

The interior "is designed around a large, light-filled atrium with views of Bilbao's estuary and the surrounding hills of the Basque country". The atrium, which Gehry nicknamed The Flower because of its shape, serves as the organizing center of the museum.

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N 22 B 1.9K C 62 E May 14, 2008 F Jul 19, 2015
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, founded in 1997, is designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. The outer wall is constructed with titanium and glass. The big spider is a large sculpture entitled "Maman 1999" by Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010). It is a bronze, marble and stainless steel artwork measuring 895x980x1,160cm, cast in 2001, Edition 2/6 + A.P. Another colour artwork on the patio of the museum is "Tulips" by Jeff Koons. It is made of high chromium stainless steel with transparent coating, 203x460x520cm, version 4/5. The river running across is Ria del Nervion O de Bilbao. This was taken on the steps leading up to the Salbeko Zubia flyover bridge.

Tags:   Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Spring travel Spain art work Art installation Concordians National Geographic landscape waterscape Tulips by Jeff Koons GrandeMareGroup Contemporary Art Museum Europe Espania Louise Bourgeois Frank Gehry Maman 1999 Scenics,notjustlandscapes! Nervión River

N 17 B 2.4K C 65 E May 15, 2008 F Jun 3, 2010
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This image was taken in a car moving at 110 Km/H in a country road between Bilbao and Barcelona. It was dark and drizzily. The tough steel scupture defies all odds and stands proudly on the barren hill. It is an advertising billboard for Osborne Sherry and Wines.

The Osborne bull is a 14 metres high black silhouetted image of a bull in semi-profile, and is regarded as the unofficial symbol of Spain. The bull was created in 1956 by Mandro Prieto. There are 89 Osborne bulls throughout Spain. Nowadays the conservation of the bulls is handled by the family of Felix Tejeda.

Tags:   Flat steel bull sculpture hill Spain El Toro advertising billboard. travel landscape Espania. Osborne Mandro Prieto Felix Tejada silhouette concordians National Geographic Europe Scenics,notjustlandscapes!

N 25 B 2.4K C 68 E May 17, 2008 F May 14, 2016
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This funky giant prawn/lobster statue was originally part of the decor at the Gambrinus seafood restaurant. The 10m long fibreglass sculpture was designed and built by Spanish artist Javier Mariscal. When the Gambrinus restaurant closed the statue was bought by Barcelona city council, restored and now takes pride of place on Passeig Colom near the Port Vell.

Spanish artist and designer Javier Mariscal was born in Valencia in 1950. He is a multidisciplinary artist whose works include paintings, sculptures, graphic design, interior design and landscaping. In 1989 he formed Studio Mariscal and also designed Coby – the mascot for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.

Tags:   Spring Travel Spain Barcelona night scene close-up art work Art Installation high ISO Europe Landscape hand held Passeig Colom Port Vell Waterfront Javier Mariscal Big Lobster fiberglass sculpture statue National Geographic Scenics,notjustlandscapes!


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