sculpture network Vision
sculpture network is for: artists, art professionals, art mediators, organisations, institutions and friends of the arts.
Around 44,000 people all over Europe, are currently connected through our newsletter, website and social media channels. In addition, we regularly organize local and international events, where the European sculpture community meet, network, discuss and enjoy sculpture. These occasions have led to numerous cross border and local projects.
sculpture network currently has 1,000 members in 40 countries.
- provide networking possibilities for artists, art professionals and organisations interested and involved with three-dimensional art.
- achieve recognition of the uniqueness and social relevance of three-dimensional art
- increase general awareness and understanding of this art
- debating contemporary sculpture; its current status, players, technologies, needs etc.
- nurturing and sustaining our international network
- creating networking opportunities
- filtering and channelling information
- publishing our monthly Newsletter in English, German and Spanish
- organising local and international events
- fostering members' exhibitions
- cooperating and liaising with and between cultural organisations
- working with the media to promote sculpture.
We would like to thank all our current and past sponsors, partrons and partners for their generous support, for believing in us and for supporting sculpture. Through memberships at international organizations and the cooperation with national artist associations we are optimally connected. We cooperate continuously with major art fairs and sculpture exhibitions. Our members receive free tickets, can win tickets or take part in an exclusive Call for Artists.
The Waldemar Bonsels Foundation is a public foundation based in Munich. It was established on 31 July 1977, the 25th anniversary of the death of the writer Waldemar Bonsels, by the widow of Bonsels, Rose-Marie Bonsels. The foundation is active both as a sponsor and operationally - on the one hand it supports the projects of third parties, on the other it also develops its own projects. In doing so, it pursues the following charitable goals:
- Promotion of science and research
- Promotion of art and culture
- Promotion of education, popular education and vocational training.
Discovery Art Fair Cologne
In parallel with Art Cologne, the hall of XPOST Köln will be filled with contemporary art from April 12th to 14th, 2019. The sixth edition of our Discovery Art Fair (formerly known as KÖLNER LISTE) is designed to inspire and engage, inciting the discovery of new names and artworks. Addressing both new and experienced collectors, the fair will showcase a wide spectrum of emerging contemporary art at affordable prices. With an extraordinary selection of galleries, the Discovery Art Fair aims to become one of the most interesting art events to follow as one of the most progressive art fairs in Germany.
GLASSHOUSE is an International Magazine of Studio Glass and informs on the key issues of studio glass, stained glass and artistic design. It is published four times a year and sculpture network members receive a free copy.
Milano Scultura is the only Italian art fair with an exclusive focus on contemporary sculpture. It has been held in Milan since 2015 at the Fabbrica del Vapore.
Arte Laguna Prize
Arte Laguna Prize is an international art award, aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art. Thanks to our collaboration with Arte Laguna Prize, sculpture network artist members obtain a discounted application fee to apply for the contest.
The Florence Biennale is the major contemporary art exhibition in Florence (Italy), where it is regarded as an outstanding showcase of the international contemporary art production. Every two years the Florence Biennale enlivens the Medicean city with a programme of collateral events such as conferences, displays, performances, workshops and lectures. All this with a view to offer artists and their audience the opportunity to engage with art and culture, and know more about the theme of each edition of the biennial.
SCULTO is an art fair specialized in contemporary sculpture taking place in Logroño, Spain
Since 1999 the NordArt has established itself as one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe which takes place anually in the summer months. The NordArt is an overall work of art in its own right and is designed as such each year. More than 200 international artists, selected by a jury, present a comprehensive panorama of contemporary art. Each individual work not only speaks for itself but also creates new perspectives when seen juxtaposed against the unique backdrop offered by the Carlshütte and the adjacent historical sculpture park.
Sculptorvox is a limited edition print run publication dedicated to sculpture. Each volume contains written and photographic contributions from talented individuals that have broadly and creatively interpreted, discussed and responded to the theme by exploring associations, presenting stories and constructing narratives.
Sydney Sculpture Conference
Presented by sculpture by the sea at the Sydney Opera House in partnership with the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing.
Talks and panel discussions by leading international and local sculptors, educators, curators and collectors.