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Menschenbilder, Human Image

Sander, Ralf (2009) Menschenbilder, Human Image. Skulpturenforum Isernhagen [Artefact]

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Abstract

Ralf Sander’s earlier work was predominantly occupied with the human image.He developed in this context a very distinguished artistic form. The sculptures are made usually from one large log of wood of human size. The artist uses the shape and direction of the form of growth to develop the character of his work. Also the choice of tree plays a role. He has for example chosen soft wood as lime-wood for delicate female characters while his Joseph Beuys portrait was made from oak which contained pieces of bomb shell from WWII. Spiegelungen der Wirklichkeit was a group exhibition about German Realism that contained a number of Sander’s earlier works, selected and curated by Prof. Dr. Karina Tuerr, for the Skulpturenforum Isernhagen, Duesseldorf, Germany

Item Type:Artefact
Keywords:Human image, sculpture, Ralf Sander
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute > Creative Ecologies
Art and Design Research Institute
Location:Skulpturenforum Isernhagen
Location:Duesseldorf, Germany
Date:6 November 2009
ID Code:26816
Deposited By: Mr Ralf Sander
Deposited On:07 Oct 2013 15:06
Last Modified:08 Nov 2013 10:47

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