Destruction and Creation
In order to create glass, the first step is to heat stone and metal, both in powdered form, to an incredibly hot temperature thus, in principle, destroying them. That means that before the artistic process using glass can be started a destructive force must be used in order to create the raw material. Then the glass is formed by blowing or casting – still at immensely high temperatures. This is followed by several days of cooling before processing can continue.
Karl Lagerfeld and sculpture?!
“I'm very much down to earth. Just not this earth." But which earth, Karl? After his death, Karl Lagerfeld is remembered as a fashion star, a great designer, an important trendsetter in the fashion world and an outstanding personality who often made cynical comments. But did he ever make a detour into the world of sculpture?
Sculpture in Bologna: The Arte Fiera 2019
The last edition of Arte Fiera, one of the most important contemporary art fairs in Italy, has just ended. Nicola visited it for us and tried to identify the most significant works on display. Here is his report.
Art trip 28 - 31 March 2019 Experience with us and a group of artists and art lovers the unique architecture and sculpture diversity of the capital of Catalonia
Sculpture Network Lab Special edition MCBW on 12 March 2019
After many positive reactions to the past regular event in Munich, Sculpture Network Lab decided to take up the idea to offer a "Special" Lab event within the Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW). The title of the event is: "Impulses of Creativity in the Intersection between Art and Business".
sculpture network 15th anniversary
sculpture network celebrates 15 years! Time to look back on the success story that has made our network thrive. Our chairman, Ralf Kirberg, has given some thought to the history and vision of sculpture network. Read his thoughts about the past and his wishes for the future here.
Art as political provocation?
Artist and entrepreneur Bernd Reiter installs provocative and media-critical works of art that are intended to stir up the viewer. On Sunday, January 27th, he will open the doors of his studio to anyone who wants to take a look behind the scenes of the much-discussed work "Irony of Fate".
Cult Idol transforms to a Symbol of Freedom
Long ago sculptures and statues were made to bring gods, myths and sovereigns closer to the people. Now sculpture's effect on society is back in the spotlight for unexpected reasons.
A day for sculpture: start'19
On 27 January, sculpture fans all over the world celebrated their passion for three-dimensional art together. With very special events and amazing highlights, the sculpture scene showed its worth for the 10th time. Click here and experience impressions of exclusive events at 75 locations! Photo: Johannes Hauser / Sabine Hartmann, start'19 in the Alf-Lechner-Museum in Ingolstadt (Germany). Installation: Alf Lechner, Labyrinth (2007 - 2017)
A connection to history – start’19 in Brede Works, Denmark
On January 27th, the sculpture workshop of the Danish National Museum will open its doors to the public. With a mixture of exhibited contemporary sculptures and works from many centuries, this event will certainly be something special.
Bettina Lüdicke: DROP
Bettina Lüdicke's perspective in the form of her work DROP is particularly versatile: each new context in which it is placed allows for new perspectives. Perspective matters!
Hungry for touch. A tactile journey in Zagreb
Croatia has a vibrant and exciting sculpture scene and the world is about to discover it. The Museum of Contemporary Art opens its doors for start'19, inviting everyone to a day dedicated to sculpture.