container art, or: Monumento al Campesino


some like it, some don’t – but artist Cesar Manrique definitely helped to shape the island of Lanzarote in an artistic way, helping to keep its character, and standing in the way of those who favoured the typical mass tourism.

on several main crossings, his landart is installed – this is the monument at the central point of the island: the “Monumento al Campesino” – the “monument dedicated to the the farmers”, created by water containers (which are an essential object of the dry island).

he also created wind sculptures, more about that, here: many “many” pictures a+ wind sculptures

for the weekly photo challenge “Containers
here’s the collected photo stream: and here’s the collected photo stream


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