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Le jardin de sculptures du siège du CIO

Sculpture Garden of the IOC Headquarters

Various sculptors
1983-87

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Description

In the park around the Headquarters of the International Olympic Committee are six sculptures:

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1

Le jardin de sculptures du siège du CIO - Olimp - Monument to the Olympic Games

2

Le jardin de sculptures du siège du CIO - Tai Chi - Chinese Boxing

3

Le jardin de sculptures du siège du CIO - Cri de joie

Olimp - Monument to the Olympic Games.
Bronze gate with reliefs. On the lintel the year 2000, and on top four athletes with the Olympic rings.

Signed: cera persa / perseo s.a. / mendrisio

Sculptor:
Josep Maria Subirachs i Sitjar, 1983

Tai Chi - Chinese Boxing

Single Whip - Abstract sculpture of a Chinese boxer.

太極
more text in Chinese

TAI CHI - chinese boxing
sculptor ju ming

presented by the chinese taipei olympic committee

TAI CHI de Ju MING
Statue offerte au Comité International Olympique
par le Comité National Olympique de Chine Taipei

Sculptor:
Ju Ming,

Cri de joie / Cry of joy
Vreugdekreet

Statue of a nude woman crying of joy after winning a game

CRI DE JOIE de Mariette TEUGELS
Statue offerte au Comité International Olympique
par le Comité Olympique et interfédéral Belge

Signed: M. Teugels, 1987

Sculptor:
Mariette Teugels, 1987

4

Le jardin de sculptures du siège du CIO - Coré à la Colombe

5

Le jardin de sculptures du siège du CIO - Marcher vers le monde - Step to Out-world

6

Le jardin de sculptures du siège du CIO - unknown

Coré à la Colombe
Statue of Peace

Coré à la Colombe
Statue de la Paix 450 B.C.
Copie réalisée par Stavros Georgopoulos

Signed: σ. γογγακησ 1987
καλ-χυτηριο / δ. γακαλασ / ελλασ

Sculptor:
antique Greek sculptor c. 450 BC,
bronze copy made by Spiros Goggakis, 1987
The sign says by Stavros Georgopoulos, however, the statue is signed by Goggakis. Maybe they worked together.

Marcher vers le monde - Step to Out-world

Statue of a walking woman. It won the special prize in 1st National Sports Arts Exhibition. The sculptor grasped the instant moment of foot race by simple figure and stable skills. The base in "O" form implies the lightness of the athlete and 'Zero breakthrough' of Chinese athletes in Olympic Games.

MARCHER VERS LE MONDE de Tian JINDUO
Statue offerte au Comité International Olympique
par le Comité National Olympique de la République Populaire de Chine

Signed: [Chinese text]
presented by / the chinese olympic committee / april 1986

Sculptor:
Tian Jinduo, 1986

unknown

Sculpture with two legs.

Sculptor:
unknown.

Sculptors

Tags

  • Figures (4)
  • Gate/Arch
  • Goggakis, Spyros
  • Ju Ming
  • Legs
  • Olympic rings
  • Subirachs, Josep Maria
  • Teugels, Mariette
  • Tian Jinduo
  • Woman (nude)
  • Woman (standing)
  • Woman (walking)
  • Location (N 46°31'4" - E 6°35'49")

    Item Code: chvd044; Photograph: 2 June 2013
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