Station #12 of The Route of the Friendship

Clement Meadmore, Manuel Garay, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Clement Meadmore was born in Melbourne and lived in the United States. He studied engineering and industrial design at the Royal Melbourne Technical College.

Janus under construction, Clement Meadmore, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

This work of art made of just one body in the shape of a ring folding in over itself, shows simplicity and great energy resembling an unclosed Mobius strip.

Janus under construction, Clement Meadmore, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Standing 6 meters high and almost 7 wide. Standing 6 meters high and almost 7 wide, an incomparable sense of movement and changes in shape can be appreciated from viewing it from different points.

Janus completed, Clement Meadmore, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Originally, the author created stairs on the rock to allow the spectator to get out of their car, climb to its base and appreciate it close up by walking around it and enjoying its movement.

Janus, Clement Meadmore, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
Location
Original Location: Periférico Sur (South-North direction) where Colegio Olinca is locatedCurrent Location: Cloverleaf Interchange of Insurgentes Sur and Periférico, on InsurgentesSouth-North direction.
Patronato Ruta de la Amistad
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Acervo Arq. Pedro Ramírez Vázquez

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