Mémorial Cap 110
Le Diamant, Martinique
About Mémorial Cap 110
Cap 110 is a memorial dedicated to the slavery erected in Anse Caffard on the initiative of the city of Diamant during the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery, in 1998. Its designer, Laurent Valère, is a Martinican born in 1959. Self-taught artist, he evolves in painting and monumental sculpture. The whole work has a triangular shape of 15 busts. 2.50 m high. each statue represents the bust of a slightly bent man. The statues are in white reinforced concrete with sand and beige grave
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