If walls could talk…
Our dialogue “Architectural Healing” in the De Koepel prison in Haarlem got under our skin. In the old Panopticon building, artists tried to find answers to the almost unspeakable questions that such a building poses to us who remain. Some impressions.
Stephan Balkenhol - A Great Attraction
From October 27, 2018 to January 13, 2019, a public exhibit with an overview on Stephan Balkenhol’s works will take place for the first time in Belgium at the Cultuurcentrum Scharpoord in Knokke. The Deweer Gallery and the MDZ Art Gallery took this opportunity to organize a parallel sales exhibition of works by the internationally renowned artist, who is regarded as a pioneer of contemporary figurative sculpture, from October 26, 2018 to December 3, 2018.
Emerging Italian Sculpture on Display in Milan
The fourth edition of Milano Scultura, the first and only Italian fair dedicated to three-dimensional art, directed by Ilaria Centola and curated by Valerio Dehò, has just ended. The fair took place from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th of October at the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan. We were there and, as promised, here’s our report!
Networking Creativity and Creative Networking
After a successful launch in Amsterdam Munich was the second stop for the Sculpture Network Lab event series. At the end of October, in the foyer of the pop-up hotel The Lovelace and in front of over 70 guests, journalist Petra Herrmann mediated a panel discussion with artists, graphic designers, philosophers and cultural managers.
Milano Scultura - an italian fair for sculpture
Milano Scultura is one of the few art fairs in Europe dedicated to sculpture and installations; the first and only one in Italy for three-dimensional art.
Time, Space, Existence - when man crosses boundaries
SAVE THE DATE! Until 25 November 2018, the 4th edition of architecture exhibition TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE, held every two years, will take place in Venice. Initiated by the European Cultural Centre Italy, the broad spectrum of works by architects, photographers, sculptors and universities from all over the world can be admired at 3 different locations. Including works by 4 sculpture network members!
13th Triennial of Croatian Sculpture
sculpture network collaborated on an Awards Ceremony and an Artist Talk. A visit of the Triennal of Croatian Sculpture.
Sculpture Network Lab in Munich: Speakers
The series of events "Sculpture Network Lab" will discuss about "form follows attitude", which focuses on attitude behind form. The discussion will focus on "networking creativity" and the question of how contemporary network structures are influencing the creative process, intuition and innovation.
How to deal with death?
In "Beyond the Body", seventeen artists reflect on transience, death and commemoration in a secularized era. The show is curated by Anne Berk for KunstCentret Silkeborg Bad, a former health facility in Denmark.
Something was moving - not just the wind!
On September 2, 2018 we visited the award ceremony of the 9th edition of the international wind art festival "bewegter wind" which has been held every two years in Northern Hesse since 2004. This year’s festival motto was "Clouds" and 64 artists from 21 countries delighted the visitors to the exhibition sites around the Katzenstein in the community of Habichtswald, along theAlpine Path in the Dörnberg nature reserve, at the Helfensteinen and at the Hohen Dörnberg with their very different approaches to the theme. Among these artists were 6 members of sculpture network, who were invited by the curator Reta Reinl to exhibit their work.
Paper Sculptures in the Biennial in Lucca
The Lucca Biennial art exhibition, now in its ninth edition, has changed its name and format and is now reaching a larger, more international public. This is thanks to a extensive exhibition program dedicated to "paper art", design and architecture which also includes workshops for children and debates. Among the participants, one of the most photographed artists is our member Manuela Granziol who we recently interviewed.
DAN FLAVIN: UNTITLED (FOR KSENIJA)
Dan Flavin's famous installation "Untitled (For Ksenija)" from the opening of Kunstbaus was last shown at its destination in 1994. On the occasion of the 80th birthday of Heiner Friedrich the Kunstbau shines again in the light of Flavin and there is no charge for entry! 17 July 2018 - 30 September 2018 im Kunstbau (Munich)
Quote from Bad RagARTz
Until November, 4 the 7th Swiss Triennial of Sculpture takes place in Bad Ragaz and Vaduz, with 400 works of art in the open air. There are also 9 sculpture network members. We asked them about their thoughts on their works.
Biennials and triennials of summer 2018. Here's what to see all over Europe
Feel like a holiday that combines relaxing and art? There is a lot to see around Europe this summer - here is a list of five initiatives not to be missed.
Summer, sunshine, water – and art! Since June 30th a trip to Zurich has gotten even better, since travelers are greeted at the Main station by a breath-taking installation by the Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto (born 1964 in Rio de Janeiro).
Can Art Embody an Attitude?
sculpture network successfully started a new discussion series; The sculpture network Lab – the space for new ideas sheds light on the social-political relevance of architecture, art and design and is lively, courageous and innovative.
Love at Second Glance
Exploring Sculpture and Architecture 1: The metal sculpture Present Continuous and the Museum for Egyptian Art in Munich
International Art in a Former Foundry
NordArt celebrates its 20th anniversary with works by 200 selected artists from around the world: It is a worthwhile destination. More than 3000 artists from 105 countries applied to participate this year, seven sculpture network members succeeded in being a part of one of the biggest contemporary art exhibitions in Europe.
The London Mastaba
Christo’s first public art in the UK will float in the Serpentine Lake until September
Giuseppe Penone: A Tree in the Wood
This summer, Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents an extensive new exhibition by Giuseppe Penone that draws works from five decades of his career, from the late 1960’s to the present day.
HIGHLIGHTS in Munich
The international art fair HIGHLIGHTS came to Munich for the eighth time. But is three-dimensional art a no-go? An interview with gallery owner Katja Ott reveals more.
The dream of a new beginning for culture
The KölnSkulptur series is a biennial exhibit, an open-air museum for contemporary sculpture, founded in 1997 through the private initiative of collectors Michael and Eleonore Stoffel. The Skulpturenpark Köln Foundation has continued to uphold the original idea of the Stoffel family to secure the future of the park and to preserve it as a place of artistic dialogue and reflection.
The Skulptur Projekte
Public space as a heterogeneous sphere indispensable for sociocultural co-existence