Dear members and friends of three-dimensional art,
An eventful year draws to a close and, with sculpture network, has entailed a plethora of events. It is difficult to establish a succession. There is one thing that all encounters had in common: the meeting of people for whom sculpture is very important. So many projects and collaborations have emerged that even we in Pöcking have somewhat lost track. Read more
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Shape Shifter, the computer in the oeuvre of Tony Cragg by Anne Berk
Fantastic, complex, rhythmical and fluid forms, with vibrant diagonal lines, seem to defy gravity, and differ from anything I’ve seen before.
Certainly, this renown British sculptor (1949, Liverpool) expanded the language of sculpture. To what extent did the computer enable him to create these complex shapes? And what is the meaning of these smooth, pulsating, streamlined shapes?
For Cragg, the computer is just one of his tools, which help him to manufacture complex shapes. However, the form of his sculptures is not generated in virtual space, but developed through physical interaction with matter, which is life's fundament. Read full article
Teaching Sculpture aims to publish opinion and experience on sculpture teaching, to create bridges between people and institutions involved in this practice and to create discussion and debate. 4x4 Discourse Four artists/ teachers (John D. Antone (US), Maria Jesús Abad Tejerina (ES) , José Antonio Asensio (ES), Wouter Mulier (BE)) reply the following question this month:
How do you integrate ideals into teaching, which can raise awareness in society so that a unified sense of opportunity, status, humanity and equality can be achieved?
Read their replies here
Read about this project here
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♦ Matthias Will (DE): "Kreisteilung,kugelig", stainless steel, 3m, School Center in Darmstadt (top)
♦ HEX (DE): "CASA METAFISICA", 2012, cortensteel, 3.10 m, traffic circle Puchheim, Germany (bottom left)
♦ Martin Piehler (DE): "Orakel", 2012, cottonwood, 6 m , at the water front in Herrsching (bottom right)
Send us your recently installed public works. We will show them here. (Only for members of sculpture network)
♦ Studio Golondrina - Aragon region/ Spain: Studio and workshop spaces for rent in the rugged hills of Aragon, northeastern Spain. More Information
♦ Foundry & Gallery Flierl - Berlin/ Germany:Our services extend far beyond the foundry, molding, and Patinier workshop. More Information List of all members here
sculpture network ist eine europäische non-profit Organisation, die 2004 zur Förderung der zeitgenössischen dreidimensionalen Kunst gegründet wurde. Die Plattform vernetzt Künstler, Kunstvermittler, Museen, Galerien, Dienstleister, Sammler und Kunstfreunde.