Sculpture by the sea - The exhibition in paradise
This year for the 15th time, the famous white sand of Cottesloe Beach in Australia became the setting for a sculpture exhibition of a special kind. An insight into 3D art in paradise: Sculpture by the sea. From March, 1 to 18, over 70 sculptures by 71 international artists from 17 countries including the USA, Israel, China, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Italy, Slovakia, Austria, Greece, Germany and Andorra will be exhibited.
Creative Night - The Artmap has been created
On March 9th the Creative Night took place at the MCBW and we were there. Together with the visitors we created the Artmap of Munich. Read more about our event and the finished result!
Our Personal Encounters with Female Three-Dimensional Art
It’s International Women’s Day! Fifty percent of the world’s population is shouting “Hurray!”. And the other fifty percent can join in the celebration, because we have compiled a series of statements about the most exciting female artists in today’s three-dimensional art world. Find out who our network’s favorite sculptresses are ...
The 15 Most Successful Female Artists – Who Is Your Favorite?
International Women’s Day – a synonym for the struggle for equal rights, voting rights for women and the emancipation of women workers. But are these topics still current in today’s society? The sculpture network team asked themselves the same question and did some research on the current status of female artists in the sector of three-dimensional art
A Place to Dream and a Chance for Artists
The sculpture garden of the Domgalerie in Wiener Neustadt, Austria – a green oasis at the foot of the cathedral. On the Open Day in June, this hidden gem opens its doors so that visitors can enjoy outdoor sculpture. And it offers a unique opportunity for artists to exhibit their works there.
The network continues to grow...
start'19 at Galerie De Kunstpraktijk in Veldhoven. How gallery owner Aurelia van der Burght found sculpture network and what there was to experience at her event.
An art fair for the third dimension
The art KARLSRUHE took place from 21–24 February 2019 for the 16th time. In its four halls the fair welcomed artists and visitors from all over the world for four days, inviting them to lose themselves in art from this century and the previous century. Three-dimensional art traditionally plays a very important role at art KARLSRUHE. We took a look around.
Nothing - Shaping with Snow
Nine architecture students from Braunschweig make their way to Norway. The goal: snow sculptures. The medium: snow. The motto: Nothing. How did the implementation go? What does the result look like? The students report.
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?
What the fuck is Heimat?
He wraps man-made things in bubble foil to protect the endangered. And since the protective material is also worth protecting, he sometimes casts the whole thing in bronze or aluminium. The new generation of cult objects by Stefan Strumbels can now be seen in the Museum Art.Plus.
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.
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.
A traveler’s search and what he found
An interview with artist and start'19 host Stefan Bucher-Twerenbold, who weaves stories and objets trouvés into his art - for instance in his new installation "The Journey to Baba Yaga Wonderland".
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".
Looking behind the facades of cultural order
start '19 in Munich. On Sunday, January 27, 2019, starting at 11.00 a.m., the artist Peter Riss will open the doors to his studio and private home. Read more to find out what you can expect to see there.
start’19 – For Freedom, For Europe
start’19 in Alsdorf: On Sunday, January 27, 2019, starting at 11 a.m. the group Art moves Europe will be opening their doors in the Euregio Solarzentrum. Alfred Mevissen, founding member of the group, tells us about his large-scale art projects and explains what we can expect at his start’19 event.
Frederic Amat's Wunderkammer
In our Dialogue in Barcelona on November 30 we met with the artist Frederic Amat who gave us a guided tour of his latest exhibition Wunderkammer at the Artur Ramon Art gallery.
Freedom in space
start'19 is getting closer. That's why we asked the start'19 host and artist Ulrich Schweiger from Gauting about his art, and what his guests can expect on 27th January.
Instant Inventory at the 13th Triennial of Sculpture in Zagreb
Between mass production and the golden ratio: the artist Neven Bilić sees the same value in his machine built systems as in other aesthetic symbols. We experienced his work "Instant Inventory" - and asked him all about it.
“Sculpture: a Universal Language” – The Sydney Sculpture Conference
Sculpture by the Sea is the largest free to the public temporary outdoor sculpture exhibition in the world, taking place twice a year. The original exhibition set in the magical landscape of Bondi Beach, Sydney, attracts crowds by the hundred thousand.
A Journey through the Italian Sculpture: an Interview with the Curator Valerio Dehò
We continue our in-depth study of Milano Scultura and the Italian sculpture scene with an interview with Valerio Dehò, curator and creator of Milano Scultura.
People's choice: The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture
The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture was established in 2016 and is named after Barbara Hepworth, one of the most famous British sculptors. It is awarded by The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery in Yorkshire.
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.
Jan-Erik Andersson: Form follows Fun
In his new book "Art, Space, Ecology", John K. Grande examines the endless relationship between art, nature and science in a conversation with twenty important contemporary artists. An interview with the Finnish artist Jan-Erik Andersson.
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.
Interview with Cornelia Hammans
We met with Cornelia Hammans, sculptor and member of the board of sculpture network, for an interview in her new hometown of Leipzig and joined her for an exclusive tour of her newly occupied studio in the Saxon village of Zeitz.
In the footsteps of Ancient Times: a new interpretation of Marble
In the occasion of his exhibition "Sculptured in Stone - Sculptures by Fabio Viale” at the Glyptothek in Munich we met Fabio Viale, an Italian sculptor who is proudly working only marble. In this exclusive interview he told us about his working technic and his difficult beginning as artist.
start’18 in London: A Day to forge new connections!
Sonny Moore, one of the hosts of start’18 tells us his experience in organizing an event in London together with the Royal Society of Sculptures and sponsored by m-tec metal fabrication specialists. A successful connection!
ALMOST FORGOTTEN – IN EUROPE.
Tina Wentscher was a German-Australian sculptress noted for her very sensitive portraits and for the exact replica of the famous Nefertiti bust. In Australia her works are in display in well-known museums, galleries and sculpture parks thus far her name in Europe is almost unknown. Renowned Australian writer and curator Ken Scarlett told us why she deserves to be remembered.
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.
David Mach – Disruptor
David Mach’s collages, sculptures and installations use both the imagery of Pop consumer society, or the actual mass-produced objects themselves. Whether magazines, vicious teddy bears, newspapers, cars and jeeps, TV sets, canoes and any range of objects, Mach’s installations are landscapes drawn from his abundant imagination. An interview with John K. Grande
Trans-Architecture: When Sculpture Meets Architecture
This year, in cooperation with the Sculto art fair, the Network Award was presented for the first time. In keeping with the 2018 sculpture network theme, which focuses on the relationship between three-dimensional art and architecture, the award was presented to a true interpreter between the two disciplines - Teresa Esteban. Her architectural sculptures reflect an intense confrontation between traditional sculpture and architecture, forming entirely new and mysterious emotional landscapes. But who is Teresa Esteban? An interview reveals more.
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.
Jozek Nowak, a native of Poland, usually creates his famous wooden figures in quiet solitude. At start´18, the international Celebration for Contemporary Sculpture, the public could watch him work in real life.
A workshop in Seoul
Artistic-scientific assistant of TU Braunschweig und sculpture network Coordinator Michael Zwingmann holds upcycling-workshop in Seoul, South Corea