Mar 2, 2020

THE THREE GRACE 

Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

Station #3 of The Route of Friendship

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

Miloslav Chlupac (1920-2007)was born in Benesov, Czechoslovakia. After having learned the art of stone sculpting, he studied sculpture at the School of Decorative Arts in Prague.

The Three Graces under construction, Miloslav Chlupáč, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

In each of the bodies various projections can be denoted that give surprising lightness to the pieces, even though they're made of reinforced concrete

The Three Graces under construction, Miloslav Chlupáč, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
The Three Graces completed, Miloslav Chlupáč, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C

The Three Graces is made up of three columns of reinforced concrete, two pink and one lilac standing 12.5 meters high.

The Three Graces, Miloslav Chlupáč, 20th Century, From the collection of: Patronato Ruta de la Amistad A.C
Location
Original Location: Periférico Sur (North-South direction) and Fuentes de Pedregal.  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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