Schaulager Stiftung Arp. Foto: Leo Pompinon

Since 1977, the Stiftung Arp e.V. has overseen a great 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.

Arp & Other Masters of 20th Century Sculpture

We look forward to the forthcoming publication of the third volume of the Stiftung Arp Papers, which will present the results of our conference, which took place at the Fondation Beyeler in autumn 2019.

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It is starting again

Hans Arp and the Surrealists are not only the focus of attention at the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, which is dedicated to the formal language of Hans Arp and Dali, but also in the travelling exhibition "Objects of Desire", which was conceived by the Vitra Design Museum and is currently on view at CaixaForum Barcelona, Spain. Read more

Fellowships 2020

We have received numerous excellent applications for the scholarship year 2020. These are the female scientists selected by the Arp Foundation for this year's ARP research fellowships:Vincenza Benedettino: Hans Arp's monumental sculptural commissions - synthesis of the arts in Harvard (1950), Caracas (1953) and Paris (1958) in the historical... Read more

Talk on Arp's Reliefs

We look forward to the talk by Tessa Paneth-Pollak, Stiftung Arp’s fellow in 2017, on Arps reliefs, which she is giving on the conference “Forgetting the Scissors. Histories of Cutting and Other Discontinuous Practices”. February 26 and 27, 2020, EIKONES. Center for the Theory and History of the Image, University of Basel Read more