Station #8 of The Route of the Friendship

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

Jacques Moeschal (1913-2004) was born in Uccle, Belgium. He gave classes at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the National School of Architecture and Visual Arts in Brussels.

Solar Disc under construction, Jacques Moeschal, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

This piece with large dimensions in the Route, made of reinforced concrete standing at a height of more than 17 meters. Situated on the most ancient archeological foundation of Mesoamerica.

Solar Disc completed, Jacques Moeschal, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Without a doubt this piece once again became the symbol representing the Route for its size and its location at the entrance to the Olympic Village.

Solar Disc, Jacques Moeschal, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
Solar Disc completed, Jacques Moeschal, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

it’s made up of a base and spreads up in the shape of an unclosed “earring” with a gap at the top. The work of art maintains its original dark green color.

Location
Location: Archeological Zone of Cuicuilco B, on Insurgentes Surcrossing Periférico
Patronato Ruta de la Amistad
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Acervo Arq. Pedro Ramírez Vázquez

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