"we do not want to copy nature. we do not want to reproduce,
we want to produce. we want to produce like a plant that
produces a fruit and not to reproduce. we want to produce
directly and not through interpretation."
(Hans Arp: concrete art, in: arp. On my way. poetry and essays
1912-1947, New York 1948)
Since 1977, the Stiftung Arp e.V. has overseen the greater part of the artistic legacies of the Franco-German sculptor Hans Arp and his first wife, the Swiss artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp. In addition, the foundation manages both artists' copyrights. Its primary purpose is to make the work of Arp and Taeuber-Arp accessible to a wide international audience through the support of academic research, exhibitions and publications.
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 5:16 PMIn September 2014 the Foundation is opening its new branch at the Ludwig-Loewe-Höfen in Berlin. For the first time, both artists’ estates will be made accessible to researchers and to...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:09 PMIn Fall 2014 the Stiftung Arp e.V. is awarding four research fellowships with a monthly stipend of 900 to 1,200 Euros to both junior scholars as well as to senior...