Espacio Escultórico UNAM
  • Espacio Escultórico UNAM

  • Address: Av. Insurgentes Sur s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, 04510
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Opened in 1979, this cultural space was designed by one of the most prominent Mexican sculptures: Federico Silva. It is an interdisciplinary master peace aimed at combining arts and nature in one public space. Seven outstanding artists of UNAM participated in this project: Silva, Manuel Felguerez, Helena Escobedo, Hesua, Sebastian, Mathias Goeritz and Roberto Acuña.
Its main purpose is to reproduce a cosmic image of the pre-Hispanic world represented as a circle with a diameter of 120 meters, supported by giant 64 pillars. The circle frames a natural sea of death lava and it is surrounded by a botanic garden with endemic species and many sculptures of the seven mentioned artists.

Address: Av. Insurgentes Sur s/n, Ciudad Universitaria , Mexico City, 04510 View Larger Map