César Manrique sculpture located in the Cactus Garden

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César Manrique sculpture located in the Cactus Garden
César Manrique sculpture
Title: Series Wind Toys
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Technique: Painted steel
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Location: Garden of Cactus
An important part of the sculpture of Cesar Manrique 's are mobile , what he called Toy viento.Son solid , heavy structures , of iron , composed of spheres, circles , pyramids ... With the wind become ethereal , weightless and establish a complicated opposite rotational movement , interprenetándose.Sin certainly had their image associated with the windmills, very abundant in Lanzarote in the past. I wanted people that these substitute references geography , with the slow demise of the mills. His plans included installing Toy Wind at strategic points throughout the 1990 summons isla.En Promote Arrieta : a heavy and dramatic " weathervane " iron painted red moving gently pointing downwind .
He left several sketches . Later workshops Cabildo of Lanzarote , where they were executed many of his earlier sculptures, and summoning have been built all over the island .

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