Statues - Hither & Thither

Brazil
Belo Horizonte
Minas Gerais

Praça da Liberdade 50
(Centro de Apoio Turistico Tancredo Neves)

Laranja

Orange

Sylvio Emrich de Podestá & Éolo Maia
1992

Belo Horizonte /  Laranja   Belo Horizonte /  Laranja

Description

The Tourist Center 'Tancredo Neves' has a façade of steel, with controlled oxydation, therefore it is nicknamed 'Rainha da Sucata' (Queen of Scrap') . It was designed by the architects Sylvio E. de Podestá and Éolo Maia and was built 1985-92. One of the elements of the façade is a large steel orange (melon?).

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location S 19°55'56" W 43°56'19"

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