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Neuf Lignes Obliques – Nine Straight Lines

Neuf lignes obliques is a steel monument on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice in the South of France, by French artist Bernar Venet.
It was commissioned to mark the 150th anniversary of the 1860 annexation of the County of Nice by France.
The sculpture is made of nine steel beams, 30 metres long, which meet at their top.

The preparatory sculpture is now available in our gallery

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Executed in 2009
Steel sculpture
Edition of 8 + 4 AP + 2HC
Signed on an line : 9 Lignes Obliques
Numbered under the base: HC 1/2
Size: + – 45 cm H x 12 cm W x 9 D cm, on a base of 18 x 19 cm