Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de Alcalá de Henares

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Museum of Outdoor Sculpture of Alcala de Henares
Museo de Escultura al Aire libre de Alcalá de Henares
Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de Alcalá de Henares is located in Spain
Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de Alcalá de Henares
Location in Spain
Established August 24, 1993; 23 years ago (1993-08-24)
Location Alcalá de Henares
Community of Madrid
 Spain
Coordinates 40°28′58″N 3°22′25″W / 40.482642°N 3.373703°W / 40.482642; -3.373703
Type Open-air museum
Collection size Contemporary art
Director José Noja
Public transit access Vía Complutense

The Museum of Outdoor Sculpture of Alcala de Henares (Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de Alcalá de Henares) is a permanent exhibition of contemporary art in public Alcalá de Henares (Madrid - Spain), opened in 1993 and organized by the sculptor José Noja.[1]

History[edit]

The museum was started in 1991 by sculptor José Noja inaugurated in August 1993. The collection consists of 58 sculptures both figurative and abstract art, modern and contemporary works mainly Spanish artists, as well as Americans and Europeans. The sculptures are arranged in two urban sections: along the Complutense Avenue (Vía Complutense) and bordering the old city walls. This makes it the longest in its class of all Europe, with more than two kilometers long. There are interesting statues of important artists such as Amadeo Gabino, José Lamiel, Pablo Serrano or Úrculo, among others.[2][3][4]

Sculptors[edit]

The collection includes works by the following sculptors:[5]

Sculpture gallery[edit]

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