Publics Sculptures (1910-1960)

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Vigo: Publics Sculptures (1910-1960)

Originally twentieth century begins a rigid separation of scholarship, both in sculpture and in architecture. Asorey Francisco will be the first European styles renovators merging with granite Galician Galician tradition styles of Romanesque and Baroque.

It will increasingly bust on complete figures. The material, bronze, marble or stone, depending on the budget available. In the Franco era (1939-1975) the monuments will be borne by the municipalities so that the monument will be more attractive low price.

Sculptors appear increasingly popular themed, as is the case with Nogueira, Piñeiro or Vilar. At the end of this time a group appears in Galicia young sculptors with new life as Xuxo Bucinos or Vazquez.

Monument Curros Enriquez (1910)

Executed by the sculptor, painter and ceramist Lorenzo Coullat Valera (1876-1932). Self-taught with a prolific and award-winning work in Spain as the monument to Cervantes, the Marquis of Linares, or Pereda in Santander, Becquer in Seville, etc.

This sculpture, white marble, was initially installed in the Alameda October 24, 1910 before moving on to his current situation in the park Castro.

Monument to the Marquis de Alcedo, Fernando Quiñones de León (1926)

Monument Bonome artist Santiago Rodriguez (1901).Perceived in the bronze bust the slopes and sharp features of the wood carving Bonome and a marked expressionist that give the work a modern style for the time.

Fernando Quiñones de León, Marquis of Alcedo, donated to the city of Vigo Castrelos Pazo and gardens now known as Park or Castrelos Quiñones.

Monument to the Fisherman (1956)

It is the first public monument by sculptor Alfonso Vilar Lamelas. It measures 12 meters high and is dedicated to the men of the sea. Atop a fisherman with a large paddle and a water suit. And based on a woman with a child, holding a basket with fish.

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