Onades Sculpture – Barcelona, Spain

Located at the end of the walkway built in 2003 to connect the Plaça del Carbó and the Moll de Sant Bertran quayside, the sculpture Onades (Waves) is the crowning glory of Barcelona’s seafront area. The Valencia-born artist Andreu Alfaro boldly reproduced the shape of the waves of the nearby Mediterranean sea in this majestic, yet subtle ensemble. The sculpture consists of a series of seven tubular steel arches that rise above the central section and the roads that connect the city with the quayside where the World Trade Center stands. The sculpture is 42 meters high and weighs 15…