The Power of Camouflage
Camouflage. The title of an exhibition curated by Lorenzo Benedetti that is currently on view at Lokremise St.Gallen until 16th June 2019. Discover what is hidden behind the "camouflaged" title of the exhibition.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Hans Thierstein: Quatroscopy
Hans Thierstein shares his newly gained fresh perspective with us, which has emerged from his idea for a quatroscope. If you don’t know what that is: read about it here!
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.
Bernhard Keller: Apostrophe times 2, rotated 180 degrees
’•2,180° rotated: Bernhard Keller shows what you can do with an apostrophe when you change your perspective.
Lisa Traxler: THE MESSAGE
Our campaign #perspectivematters inspired Lisa Traxler to hide an apostrophe in her collage THE MESSAGE. Can you find it?
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.
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 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.
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.
Dagmar Vogt: Headstand
With 'Headstand' Dagmar Vogt has turned her perspective upside down. Her contribution to #perspectivematters thus takes on a completely different perspective.
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.
Christian Peintner: No man's land
One of the most unusual contributions to our campaign #perspectivematters is Christian Peintner's. Read about it here!
Nevena Popović: Contraction
Contrast creates perspectives! At least in Nevena Popović's contribution to #perspectivematters.
“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.
Peter Vial: Peekaboo
Some perspectives have to be taken with humor! At least that's how Peter Vial did it. His contribution to "Perspective matters" is sure to make you smile.
Ella Adamova: Vase – ELISIO
Another perspective: Ella Adamova's apostrophe hides in a gap. Thus the invisible moves into focus. See for yourself!
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.
Pierre Pourveur: Apostrophes
Pierre Pourveur shows a whole series of unusual perspectives; his apostrophe wanders into ever new situations. Enjoy the ride!
Installation Art at Museion and Thoughts about Sculpture in Trentino-Alto Adige
Thanks to its history and geography, the city of Bolzano (Bozen if you prefer to call the city by its German name) and its inhabitants are proud about their mix of cultures, languages and peoples. Over the years the dialogue and interaction between Italians, Germans and Ladins, even if challenging at times, has contributed to the establishment of a fresh and interesting art scene.
3000 Poppies in Munich
A special kind of installation can be seen in the middle of Munich until 2 December. On the Königsplatz, 3,000 poppies commemorate victims of wars everywhere. An emotional impression.
Rudolf Hürth: Apostrophe
Apostrophe times 6! Rudolf Hürth's perspective is always changing: his 6 apostrophes can be rearranged, turned and twisted. It's worth taking a look at the image gallery!
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.
Artem Haag: APOSTROPHE, selfless
Artem Haag's perspective shows imperfections ... but is it really selfless?
Call for Artists for the International Sculpture Center
An international sculpture center is being built in a small mountain village with just 200 inhabitants in Switzerland. The valley, already known for its Peccia marble, will now be complemented with all the disciplines and materials of sculpture. With the "Centro Internazionale di Scultura" and the "Scuola di Scultura" Peccia, located in the Maggia Valley of Ticino, will have a training and meeting place for contemporary sculpture that is unique throughout Europe.
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!
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.
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!