Arno Breker: HORSES. These small masterpieces 11 centimetres high (about 4 inches) were created in 1936 for the renovation of Berlin, under the architect Albert Speer. These are proposals in connection with the Apollo-Fountain.
Nörvenich/Köln (bpb) Animals in Art" is the title of the annual exhibition in 2005 at the Museum of European Art at the Nörvenich Castle in Germany (near Köln), from May 1 to October 1, 2005. It is open on weekends and holidays. Visitor groups and schools can arrange for visits during also during the week. (www.europaeische-kultur-stiftung.org)
Shown will be original graphics, sculptures, paintings and watercolors of contemporary artists as well as the modern classics. The names range from Kurt Arentz and Arno Breker to Marc Chagall, Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali, Ernst Fuchs, Leonor Fini, Aristide Maillol, Charles Despiau, Pablo Picasso and then t Birgit Sewekow, Renate Stendar-Feuerbaum, Dascha Stransky, Paul Seimetz, Detlef Krebs, K. Donst, Helga Tiemann, W. Broghammer as well as Jan Künster, Wilhelm Tank and Gustav Zindel. Works of art in the various techniques by more than 30 artists are included in the exhibition. Some of the displayed works are for sale.
At the opening, actor Wolfgang Stendar (who acted for many years in Zürich, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria), will read stories and recite poems about animals great and small. Lajos Tar (Hungary) of the group Musica Humana will play on guitar his own compositions.
The exhibition catalog "Aminals in Art" is available. It can be ordered for 18 Euro ( $ 25 in USA) from Marco-VG@gmx.de
Copyright 2005 West Art, Prometheus 95/2005