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Cityscape

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Arne Quinze
 
location Brussels
function art, installation, sculpture
contributed by Kris_Leenders

Quartier Louise, once Brussels' luxury district, lost a lot of its reputation over the last decades. An association was founded to revitalise the neighbourhood. A 5000 sqm wasteland site was put at the disposal of Belgian artist Arne Quinze (a.k.a. art director, furniture designer, interior decorator, creator of atmospheres) to bring life to the disconsolate district. It took him 33 wooden stilts, 60 km of beams and 240.000 nails to perform his task. The result is a giant wooden sculpture, 40 m long, 25 m wide, 18 m high, described by the artist himself as "the capture of one moment in a form that is in full development". It is meant as an invitation to contemplation in this otherwise hectic neighbourhood, with the heavy traffic on the adjacent ring way. But above all it attracts local residents, passers-by, visitors and tourists, chatting, playing, lounging in the ever-changing patterns of light and shade. In a year from now, all the used wood will be fully recycled.

 

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Tan says:
细部的施工方式很暴力
26-Aug-11
DcTine says:
Beware, it's no longer there! but there is a sculpture of Arne Quize a couple of minutes away in Rue de Louvin! Enjoy
14-May-11
Naomi says:

Amsterdam, Netherlands 03-Feb-09
Naomi says:
Arne Quinze. Cityscape. Construction:


Amsterdam, Netherlands 03-Feb-09
Naomi says:

Amsterdam, Netherlands 03-Feb-09
Naomi says:

Amsterdam, Netherlands 03-Feb-09
This morning, almost five months later than planned, the Cityscape was torn down.
Leuven, Belgium 03-Feb-09
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Cityscape
Address
Gulden-Vlieslaan 26
Belgium
http://www.cityscape.be
Project is public!
Opening hours open 24/7 for the duration of one year from September 2007 onwards
How to get there? from Brussels South Station (Brussel Zuid/Bruxelles Midi), take the metro line 2 (direction Simonis), get off at Louiza/Louise
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Completion 9- 2007
ArtistArne Quinze
Client Brussels Louise vzw
 
Project ID 1042
Latitude/Longitude 50°50'12N 04°21'30E
Contributed by Kris_Leenders
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