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Avenida Ansite / Calle Titana

Niño con sancheski

Boy on a Skateboard

Diego Cruz

Cruce de Arinaga /  Niño con sancheski   Cruce de Arinaga /  Niño con sancheski


Bronze sculpture of a boy on a skateboard.


Diego Cruz | 2000 - alfa arte eibar spain

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.

Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the sculptures.


Sources & Information


Location (N 27°52'47" - W 15°25'50")

Item Code: esca078; Photograph: 5 January 2015
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