Arc Majeur officially inaugurated

Arc Majeur - E411 - Monumental piece of art designed by Bernar Venet

October 30th, 2019

On Wednesday October 23rd, the “Arc Majeur” from the French artist Bernard Venet has been inaugurated in Lavaux-Saint-Anne (Belgium), at km 99 on the E411, one of Europe’s busiest motorways. This has been a long human and technological adventure.

Arc Majeur: art as a challenge to technology

Conceived in 1984 already by the internationally renowned artist Bernar Venet, the work was manufactured in the workshops of the John Cockerill Group’s Welding Expertise Centre (Seraing).

Spotlight on this outsize project!

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