"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, 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...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 2:00 PMIn cooperation with the Stiftung Arp e.V. the Georg Kolbe Museum ist presenting the exhibition "JEAN ARP. THE NAVEL OF THE AVANT-GARDE" from June 28 until October 11, 2015. With...