The Under the Sun Statue

Good general condition
  • Historic monument B, code CT-III-m-B-02946;
  • It is sheltered by the covered terrace of the Dacia Sud Hotel of Mamaia;
  • Sculptor: Corneliu Medrea; year: 1962; placed down in 1964; material: travertine.

The Under the Sun Statue, sculpted in travertine by Corneliu Medrea, one of the most important plastic artists of Romania, is one of the statues in need of a relocation.

Historic monument of local interest, the statue ended up in a bizarre position, from a public forum work it ended up sitting in the terrace of a restaurant associated with a hotel in the Mamaia resort.

Other works of Medrea can be found in Constanța, such as the Child with a Frog Statue, next to the entrance of the Art Museum of the city, the Fishermen Statuary, also made of stone, on the Casino Seafront. In Mamaia, the chalk statue GIrl at Sea can also be found, placed down on a green area in proximity to Central Hotel. Around ten statues made by Medrea were commissioned and placed down by the communist authorities, in the 60’s, in Mamaia.

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