The Cyclops

Interesting
This huge sculpture made from steel and concrete stands in the middle of the Milly forest, in the Île-de-France region. It was created almost in secret in 1969 by Jean Tinguely, Niki de Saint-Phalle and other artists. Decorated with mirrors and cogwheels, the huge 22.5m-high head is further embellished with a pool of water that reflects the blue of the sky. Inside its strange labyrinth are works by artists close to Tinguely such as César, Giovanni Podesta, Larry Rivers etc.

Useful information

Address:

Bois des Pauvres, 91490 Milly-la-Forêt

Phone:

+33 1 64 98 95 18

Price:

7.50 € (-18 years old 5.50 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: daily except Mon-Tue 2pm-6.30pm; Apr-Jun and Sep-Oct: Fri and weekends 2pm-6.30pm

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