Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Cruce de Arinaga
(Agüimes)
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Avenida Ansite / Calle Tanausu

Niño en la carrera de sacos

Sack Race Boy

Lourdes Umérez
2006

Cruce de Arinaga /  Niño en la carrera de sacos   Cruce de Arinaga /  Niño en la carrera de sacos

Description

Sculpture of a boy in a sack race.

Signature

L. Umerez 2006

Juegos infantiles / Children's Games

Along the main street of Cruce de Arinaga are ten sculptures of children playing various games, all made by the sculptors Diego Cruz and Lourdes Umerez from Alfa Arte in Eibar, Spain:
    North side, east to west
  1. Niñas jugando al Pañuelo / Girls Playing with a Scarf, by Diego Cruz.
  2. Niños jugando al coro / Children Dancing Around, by Lourdes Umerez.
  3. Niños jugando Canicas / Boys Playing Marbles, by Diego Cruz.
  4. Niña con patines / Girl on Roller Skates, by Diego Cruz.
  5. Niño con sancheski / Boy on a Skateboard, by Diego Cruz.
    South side, west to east
  6. Niños jugando al Futbol / Boys Playing Soccer, by Lourdes Umerez.
  7. Niños jugando a piola / Boys playing Leapfrog, by Diego Cruz.
  8. Niño en la carrera de sacos / Sack Race Boy, by Lourdes Umerez.
  9. Niños en el columpio / Children on a Swing, by Lourdes Umerez.
  10. Niña en Bicicleta / Girl on a Bicycle, by Lourdes Umerez.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 27°52'43" - W 15°25'44")

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