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Who built Javea’s giant whale? – metal sculptor Toni Mari tells all to BayRadio News

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Javea-born artist Toni Mari is an internationally-renowned metal sculptor – his workshop is home to Javea’s famous whale, La Ballena de Antonia.

“For me, I like to keep things as natural as possible,” Toni Mari tells BayRadio News in an exclusive video interview (below).

Toni’s iconic rust-coloured sculptures form the entrance and backdrop to so many Costa Blanca destinations – including Denia, Jávea, Teulada-Moraira, Ondara, Els Poblets, Pedreguer and beyond.

His most well-known works are no doubt the roundabouts that stand at the entrances to Javea, Moraira and Teulada.

“I always try to make the roundabouts tell you their ‘why?'” Toni tells BayRadio News.

“The marine elements are a resource that help people feel at ease, to feel good. That’s the whole idea.”

*This video is brought to you in partnership with Toni Mari’s Art al Camp studio on Cami Cabanes 33, Javea.
Visit his website here.

*If your business would like a sponsored article from BayRadio’s team of gold-standard NCTJ journalists, contact BayRadio on +34 965 796 761.*

Written by: BayRadio News

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