Station #2 of The Route of the Friendship

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

Willi Gutman (1927-2014) borned in the city of Dielzford, Switzerland. Your greatest interest was the creation of monumental sculptures and mobiles figures.

The Anchor under construction, Willi Gutmann, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

The Anchor is a sculpture in the shape of a large disc interrupted by a smaller element made up of curved lines that is practically inserted into the larger.

The Anchor Completed, Willi Gutmann, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Made of reinforced concrete, it stands 7.5 meters high. Even though it was originally painted purple with green edges, it stands out today for the vivid blue that the author added to it in 1997.

The Anchor, Willi Gutmann, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
Location
Original Location: Periférico Sur (North-South direction) and  Luis CabreraCurrent Location: Cloverleaf Interchange of Periférico and Insurgentes Sur, on Periférico South-North direction
Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
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The Association of Swiss Business Owners in Mexico
The Acervo Pedro Ramírez Vázquez
CEMEX
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