"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.
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 11:57 AMSix international fellows research the life and work of the artists Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp at the Stiftung Arp e.V. Hans Arp (1886-1966) and Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) rank among...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 10:32 AMOn June 22nd and 23rd 2015 the conference “Hans Arp and the US” is taking place. The conference is hosted by the Stiftung Arp e.V. in cooperation with the American...