ABC Wednesday – Fountain in Basel – Switzerland


ABC Wednesday : F for Fountain 

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By Jean TinguelyFountain in Basel – Switzerland
In a shallow pool 19 cm deep, 16 m wide and 19 m long, 

 the artist placed nine black figures driven by low-voltage current 
that spout water as they move.



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49 thoughts on “ABC Wednesday – Fountain in Basel – Switzerland

  1. The kind of art I like! not only creative, but also fun!

    I read -2° in Luxembourg!!OMG, here we have around 14°!

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  2. Love this fountain… so creative and appears to have been constructed of salvaged metals and pieces of equipment. The video is perfect and the one that looks like a bike is too cute.

    -2 degrees is a bit chilly, my friends… bundle up and stay warm!

    Bisous,
    Genie

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  3. Nice! You can find some similar Tinguely “sculptures” in the Stravinsky Fountain in Paris. The only problem is that now and then they have to be repaired.

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  4. It's amazing, a bit surrealistic fountain! Would love to see it one day!
    Have a great afternoon dear friend:)
    Hugs
    Joo
    xxx

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  5. Bonjour to you, too. And thank you for your wonderful comments! Glad you like the new website…if you check out the Album page, there's an album which will give you a good idea of all the fun we have here in Stone Creek! 🙂

    I think this is a very unique and interesting fountain. Pretty? Not so much. Reminds me of a battlefield after the battle. 😉

    Love your new header photo!

    Hope all is well there in Luxembourg!

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  6. That's quiet a fancy fountain ! I always thought swiss people so serious ! Apparently there are exceptions as everywhere !

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  7. Fancy floating figures to spout water …but your video does not seem to open for me!! May have to try later!!

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  8. What a fun, delightful fountain and a perfect choice for the F Day! I always love your choices, Leia and Cesar, they're always a lovely bright spot in my day! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

    Sylvia
    ABC Team

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