Walking on water through Turkish artist’s work in Münster

Walking on water through Turkish artist's work in Münster28/08/2017 (Sabah – Turkey): After postponing my visit to Skulptur Projekte Münster two times, last week I finally had the chance to see the current edition of the venue, which is being held in the German city of Münster. The story of the Skulpture Projekte goes back to the 1970s when American artist George Rickey placed his kinetic sculpture, “Drei rotierende Quadrate,” in Münster. At the time, there was a significant protest taking place in response to the placement of the artwork, as I learned from its history. To address this dissatisfaction and in an attempt to forge a bridge of understanding about art across public spaces, Klaus Bussmann, then- director of the Westfalisches Landesmuseum in Münster, provided a series of lectures and presentations at the museum in 1977, in what was the initial step for Skulptur Projekte Münster with the project’s founders Bussmann and Kasper König, the curator at Museum Ludwig in Cologne…






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