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Sestri Levante
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Vela per Cristoforo Colombo

Christopher Columbus's Sail

Giò Pomodoro
2002

Sestri Levante /  Vela per Cristoforo Colombo

Description

Bronze mast boom and sail on a pedestal made of two round elements of white marble and "bardiglio" (marble a little heavenly/gray with the function of basin) and a third square one on it like a ship.

Inscription(s)

Engraved on the middle one the words of the 90 year old poet Mario Luzi:
QUALE VIAGGIO TI HANNO DATO I VENTI ....
M. LUZI

(What a journey have given you the winds)

Annotation

The sculptor Giorgio (Giò) Pomodoro (*1930) was commissioned for his sculpture on 14 December 2000. When I visited the town in August 2001, there was no monument yet (see Chiavari).

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 44°16'19" - E 9°23'40")

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Item Code: itli046; Added: 7 November 2004

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