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The steel symbol of the city

The monumental sculpture is another one that was realized for the famous exhibition organized in... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
Great to see street art

Not that everyone will like what’s on display but the idea of street art appeals to us after the... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
bigvicSydney
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Sydney, Australia
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20 Oct 2018
“The steel symbol of the city”
26 Sep 2018
“Great to see street art”
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

The monumental sculpture is another one that was realized for the famous exhibition organized in 1962 as a part of the annual festival and dedicated to the “Sculptures in the city”. The black painted steel structure is the work of Alexander Calder, one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Not that everyone will like what’s on display but the idea of street art appeals to us after the plethora of ugly graffiti we’ve recently witnessed in Spain and Italy. A great move

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

The sculpture is in front of the railway station. It was erected with funds from the EU as Spoleto holds artistic festivals every year.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

The Open AIr Sculpture is very modern and does not fit with the beautiful surroundings of Spoleto. It seems very out of place

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you arrive to Spoleto via train you'll see the Teodelapio as you leave he train station. You can hire a taxi, catch a local bus, or venture by foot to explore the lower part of Spoleto from this location. You can always catch an...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Mark H
Reviewed May 25, 2016

The open air sculpture known as 'Teodelapio' cannot be missed out the front of the Spoleto Train Station, the sculpture was designed by the American sculptor Alexander Calder for the open air exhibition in 1962. The name is credited to that of a Duke of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

You step out of the train station and this is what you see. I think this 1960's modern "art" is hideous. It is gigantic and immediately blocks what would otherwise be a lovely view of Spoleto up on the hilltop. Don't bother going to it.

Date of experience: November 2013
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

This sculpture is located just outside of the train station in Spoleto. It is there since the early 1960's but looks a bit neglected now. It's nice to see such a modern sculpture with the backdrop of the old town.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed February 17, 2012

Spoleto is filled with secrets of Alexander Calder's art and this is just one of them!

Date of experience: March 2011
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