Carnival Fountain
Theaterplatz, 4051 Basel Route Planner
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Sculptor Jean Tinguely (1925-1991), an ex-pupil of the Basel Fine Art School, created this fountain which plays on the Theaterplatz (Theatre Square). The ten articulated metal creations of the huge water feature humorously depict humankind's futile agitation.


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