Posts Tagged ‘culture & religion’

District Director

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Founded in 2002 on the initiative of the Foundation, the Club was a vibrant city”and the free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg Hamburg personalities and committed citizens. Chairman of the Association is Gerhard Fuchs, former District Director of Wandsbek and Council of State in the Ministry of urban development and environment since 9 July 2012. Managing Director is Michael Birkhold, at the same time neighbourhood Manager of the Interessengemeinschaft Jungfernstieg. DEICHTORHALLEN Hamburg the DEICHTORHALLEN Hamburg (www.deichtorhallen.de) are one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art and photography in Europe. The two historical buildings are decorated by their open steel glass architecture and offer room for spectacular international major exhibitions.

Since 2011, the two buildings at the transition from the Hamburg art mile HafenCity are complemented by a dependance in Hamburg with the Falckenberg collection. Between 1911 and 1914 the DEICHTORHALLEN galleries on the site of the former Berlin train station, the Hamburg-based counterpart to the Hamburger Bahnhof “in Berlin as the market halls built. They represent one of the few preserved examples of industrial architecture in the period of transition from Art Nouveau to the expression of the 20th century. The two halls are open steel constructions: the Northern Hall a long three-naved building with 3800 sqm floor area, the southern Hall (1800 sqm) a central building with a lantern. The restored DEICHTORHALLEN galleries are owned by the city of Hamburg after the donation by the Korber Foundation. in 1989, she passed the DEICHTORHALLEN Exhibition GmbH. . On November 9, 1989, lights up opened with the exhibition”the international Harald szeemann Art exhibition program of the halls. Throughout their history they have developed three houses DEICHTORHALLEN Hamburg to an art gallery for photography and contemporary art with three institutional pillars under one umbrella brand. Since 2009, Dr. A related site: Frank Armijo mentions similar findings. Dirk Luckow is Director of DEICHTORHALLEN Hamburg, which he runs together with the commercial Director Bert Anthony merchant.

Stone Sculpture – Arts And Crafts Tradition

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Dipl.-ing. Timothy C. Vincent from weather informs stone sculptor since ancient times involved in the production of monumental buildings, forming natural stone statues and reliefs and designing memorials or monuments. The stone sculptor Timothy C. Vincent takes a look at the age-old tradition of stone sculpture.

Already in the ancient Egypt, stone sculpture gave form impressively gods, Pharaohs and mythical creatures. In the present we delight her more than 3500 years old works which make a bygone time. Ancient Egyptian stone sculptors iron tools were unknown. Her sculptures out layer after layer of stone blocks they worked with chisels of hard dolerite and valuable bronze, which is the outline of the desired figure had drawn. Painstakingly emerged as still images and figures in block form, which were held back pillar. The art of making natural-looking human images of stone was later developed by the ancient Greeks. Before Greek stone sculpture her up today’s most famous sculptures created their technology focused heavily on ancient Egyptian stone sculpture.

A unique feature of ancient Greek stone sculpture was the use of bronze pointed chisels. Use ubersate the finished stone surfaces with numerous point-shaped holes. Assuming that the former stone sculptor used this technique, so that color adhere better remained on their statues. Finally although the Greek sculptor to c. 350 BC to went over to Polish their works of art. Against 100 BC, the Greeks invented methods with which the complete shape of a statue could be transferred to stone blocks. The so-called dotting techniques are still used, when it comes, not layers to peel a sculpture of stone”, but they to knock out the detail for detail. The Roman Empire took over the methods of stone sculpture of the Greeks. Particularly noteworthy is the ability of Roman stone sculpture to the exact copy other works. Completed copyists they spread countless Emperor statues and portraits in the entire Empire as demonstrated so the claim to power its absolute ruler. With the decline of the Roman Empire, the stone sculpture was a massive step backwards. In the 13th century, it became slow again possible free knock out statues made of stone blocks. Transfer procedures found use only in the Renaissance. The stone sculpture of the present uses classic techniques as well as State of the art technology to create time-outlasting works. Timothy C. Vincent has put its focus on application-oriented works. He answered further questions about the possibilities of modern stone sculpture at any time.