Station #4 of The Route of the Friendship

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

Kiyoshi Takahashi (1927-1993) was born in Japan.He took up residence in Jalapa, Veracruz where he became interested in studying pre-Hispanic cultures and modern art in Mexico.

Sun under construction, Kiyoshi Takahashi, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

The sculpture by the Japanese artist called Sun is made up of two 7 meter high gigantic white “Suns” made of reinforced concrete, each one segmented into two parts.

Sun completed, Kiyoshi Takahashi, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

From the optical illusion that the speed of the cars as they drove by on Periférico caused and the use of the spaces described in the sculpture.

Sun, Kiyoshi Takahashi, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
Location
Original Location: Periférico Sur (North-South direction) and Santa Teresa. Current Location: Cloverleaf Interchange of Insurgentes Sur and Periférico, on Insurgentes North-South direction
Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C.
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Acervo Arq. Pedro Ramírez Vázquez

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