Station #11 of the Route of the Friendship

Josep Ma. Subirachs, ESPAI SUBIRACHS, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Subirachs was born in Barcelona and studied at the Superior School of Fine Arts. He did his first exhibition in 1948 and later presented his works in Brussels, Bruges and others countries in the word

México under construction, ESPAI SUBIRACHS, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

He has done important pieces of work in contemporary religious sculpture in Spain, including completing works on the Sagrada Familia by Gaudí in Barcelona.

México under construction, ESPAI SUBIRACHS, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Mexico was created a couple of months after the rest of the sculptures since the invitation to the project took longer. It stands 10.5 meters high.

México completed, Josep Ma. Subirachs, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

This work of art suggestively displays the word “México” on its central horizontal mass where a first lower mass or base, and a second higher one positively and negatively converge, forming a sort of cross.

México, Josep Ma. Subirachs, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
Location
Original Location: Cloverleaf Interchange of Periférico and Insurgentes Sur, on Periférico South-North direction on the access from Insurgentes.
Patronato Ruta de la Amistad, A.C.
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Acervo Arq. Pedro Ramírez Vázquez

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