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Kees Dam, Wilhelm Holzbauer and the city of Amsterdam commissioned a group of
artists to make proposals for the new combination city hall. Each artist was
free to pick a location in or around the buildings. Lucien den Arend chose for
the entrance area in front of the main opera and music theater entrance as well
as the inner court, which has a visual connection with this exterior space.
The two geometrical constructions align with the perpendicular volumes of the architecture. The tabgent diameters are in line and stress the length of the inner court. The vertical construction mirrors the glass cylindrical windows of the STOPERA. At the same time ithas its own reflecting surface.
1982 - circle and tangent diameter - stainless steel - 750cm diameter x 20cm thick - Amsterdam NL