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Métamorphose

Metamorphose

Christine Larivière
2010

Cherbourg-Octeville /  Métamorphose   Cherbourg-Octeville /  Métamorphose

Description

Bronze sculpture of a kneeling figure.

Inscription(s)

«METAMORPHOSE»
de Christine Larivière 2010

«Tu dois devenir l'homme que tu es. Fais ce
que toi seul peux faire. Deviens sans cesse
celui que tu es, sois le maître et sculpteur
de toi-même».
Friedrich Nietzsche.

Annotation

At the Esplanade de la Laïcité, inaugurated 6 December 2014, are five statues. An allegory of man in the heart of the city called Metamorphosis, and four portraits of personalities more or less from Cherbourg, linked to the city by their celebrity" Alexis de Tocqueville, Roland Barthes, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Jean-François Millet.

Cherbourg-Octeville - Métamorphose

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Location (N 49°38'13" - W 1°37'23")

Item Code: frbn106; Photograph: 7 August 2015
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