22 December 2014

more on seeds



<< The dried remainders of the broad beans we grew this summer - and hidden within:  pink-black seeds.

The seed-head above - I found it recently while weeding one of our flowerbeds. No clue what it is though. It's about 3cm wide. Maybe next year, we'll find out what's hiding within...


16 December 2014

Curators on sculpture today

An article by Katia David on sculpture network:

To mark its 10-year anniversary, sculpture network started 2014 by publishing curators' thoughts on sculpture being made in Europe today. An international jury composed by, Luis Chillida (ES), Judith Collins (UK), Florian Matzner (DE) and Oliver Wick (CH), selected the texts.

This month you can read Katia David's (Germany) ideas and see images of artists who illustrate them. [...]
Read on in english or in german.

Curators on sculpture today

from top left:
Gisela von Bruchhausen, Concento Spaziale, 2012
Rainer Fest, Transformation, 2013 (above)
Sabine J Bieli, Orbit (left)

photos: Bert Herden

3 December 2014

Echo (learning to fly)



Drawing of a winged shape and its dotted mirror image (studio pics). Currently shown at Cupola gallery in Sheffield together with some ink drawings until 10 January 2015.

materials: fine wool thread, nylon, acrylic glass
dimensions: 150cm x 12.5cm x 18.5cm (h x d x w)