Sculpture in Rotterdam

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Jan van Adrichem, Jelle Bouwhuis, Mariette Dölle
010 Publishers, 2002 - 203 pagina's
 

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Pagina 18 - Afghanistan in the wake of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York on 11 September, refugees begin pouring out of the country.
Pagina 58 - All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
Pagina 138 - ... plants provided for me the solution for the new conception which I needed. There in the world of plants, in the structure of a tree — there lies a structural principle which . . . could be with great advantage applied to many a structural task. In particular, I felt it was there that I had to look for a solution of my structural problem and once this principle became evident to me, the image of the whole sculpture evolved out of it naturally.
Pagina 78 - ... those who had not suffered of what the city had gone through. Who could have been sure that such an undertaking would find, in the Expressionism of Zadkine, an effective interpretation of this experience, or that the right spot would be secured for it? War memorials too often miscarry. But in Zadkine's creation all the human lacerations and disruptions that had been prophetically symbolized in the work of the Expressionists and the Surrealists found at last an appropriate occasion for public...
Pagina 138 - Bijenkorf project, he first thought of the physical requirements, which were a sculptural image free-standing in space, of a scale of so many metres, strong in its material construction but light in its visual impact, and he came quite logically, quite inevitably, to the image of a tree. "The organic structure in the world of plants provided for me the solution for the new conception which I needed. There in the world of plants, in the structure of a tree — there lies a structural principle which...
Pagina 76 - Rotterdam Everyone says Rotterdam is the one city in Europe that has turned the disasters of war and occupation into a triumph. For once, everyone is right.
Pagina 79 - ... through mathematical calculation, the physical sciences, the skills and audacities of engineering has here become a visible structure, under the sway of a formative human purpose that transcends mere utilitarian ways and means. In that high confidence, this sculpture, which 'is the form of itself...
Pagina 68 - When you enter it [the work] you will know that it is not real. Yet, because it has been cast from real things, it will appear to present a direct trace of those things, things that must have existed if their casts were to have been taken.
Pagina 32 - Westzeedijk. /t feels like you are at the top of a mountain or at the edge of the sea - the sea in this case is not moving water but waves of passing cars.
Pagina 79 - As Zadkine's monument recalls the panic moment of anxiety and fear, of agony and despair, so Gabo's evokes the moment of liberation, rebirth, creative potency".

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