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.


The Stiftung Arp e.V. welcomes inquiries pertaining to the authenticity of works in your collection by Hans Arp or Sophie Taeuber-Arp. During the authentication process, a committee of experts is consulted. Read more

Breaking into a New Dimension. The Artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp

On September 12, 2019, an exhibition illuminating Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s artistic legacy will open at the Zamek Culture Centre in Poznan, Poland. Entitled “Breaking into a New Dimension: The Artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp,” it showcases approximately forty works, all of which are on loan from the Arp Foundation. The exhibition focuses on the legacy of the... Read more

Stiftung Arp e.V. invites you to the 3th Arp conference at the Fondation Beyeler, October 30-31, 2019

Hans Arp (1886-1966) made an important contribution to twentieth-century sculpture with a biomorphic formal language that oriented to nature’s processes of change. Arp seized upon the potential inherent to the art of his predecessors and contemporaries. For example, he was interested in the ways artists like August Rodin and Constantin Brancusi... Read more

Megan R. Luke and Emanuele Greco as guests

The American art historian Megan R. Luke and Emanuele Greco, art historian from Italy, are spending this summer as the Stiftung’s fellows in Berlin to conduct research in the Foundation's collection and archive.   Read more