The bald-headed eagle is on the front cover of the catalog Kurt Arentz". The model for it was an eagle from the wildlife preserve of Horst Niesters (Hellenthal, Germany). An exemplaire of this bronze eagle with the title Liberty" belongs to the collection of the US President Ronald Reagan. A large bronze version can be seen in the Alexander Sculpture Garden in Clarence, New York.
Leverkusen/Köln/Nörvenich (bpb) The color art catalog Portraits and new sculptures" by Kurt Arentz are available at the Museum of European Art at the Noervenich Castle. The exhibition continues till the end of September 2009, in honor of the artist who celebrated his 75th birthday this year.
In the representative catalog with the text by Gaby von den Boom are shown masterful portraits of men and women from politics, industry, sport and society. The interesting documentation shows photos of Arentz with international personalities like Prince Charles, Sir Peter Ustinov, the US president Ronald Reagan, Friede Springer, Michael Gorbachev, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Ulrike Meyfarth, German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Consul B. John Zavrel, Heinz Sielmann, Horst Niesters, Willy Milowitsch, Mstislav Rostropowitsch, German president Karl Carstens, Franz Josef Strauss, German Ministers of Defence Manfred Wörner and Volker Rühe, as well as many others.
The exhibition Kurt Arentz" is open on weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, and on holidays from 12:30 pm to 7 pm. Guided tours for groups and schools during the week can be arranged by appointment, tel. 02426-4632.
The catalog can be ordered from the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org . In the United States, the catalog can be ordered from the Museum of European Art, Clarence, New York at email@example.com
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PROMETHEUS, Internet Bulletin - News, Politics, Art and Science. Nr. 145, July 2009