s.a.i.l. is positioned on a concrete base consisting of two waves in order to act as a technically suitable foundation for the curved form. The evocation of water is less important for Lucien den Arend than the necessity of a horizontal shape which visually balances the wind swept vertical construction.

Maassluis Holland and the sculpture of Lucien den Arend - his site specific sculptures ordered by the city of Maassluis

1977 - s.a.i.l. - concrete and stainless steel Ø10 400x400x150cm - Martin Luther King School, MaassluisThe Netherlands