The Cyclops

Interesting
This huge sculpture at the heart of the Milly Forest was created in 1969 by Jean Tinguely and Niki de Saint-Phalle: a 22.5m-high head made of over 300t of steel covered in thousands of mirrors and turning cogwheels banging together. It incorporates a pool reflecting the blue of the sky, in homage to Yves Klein. Inside its strange labyrinth are works by artists dear to Tinguely: César, Giovanni Podesta, Larry Rivers...

Useful information

Adresse : 

Bois des Pauvres

Phone:

+33 1 64 98 95 72

Price:

7 € (children 5 €)

Opening hours

end Apr-end Oct: Thu-Fri 9.15am-12.15pm, weekends 1.30pm-6pm

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