Rainer Stiefvater:
Garden sculpture "The World", artificial marble version


Rainer Stiefvater:
Garden sculpture "The World", artificial marble version


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Limited, 49 pieces | Edition in artificial marble|Height 165 cm


Rainer Stiefvater: Garden sculpture "The World", artificial marble version

His statues, wall reliefs and fountains, sculptural groups, material pictures and exhibitions at home and abroad have made Rainer Stiefvater widely known as the Baden painter and sculptor. His works are published only in small collection editions and quickly get sold out.

The author took inspiration from the archaic sculptural groups, decorating the Freibourg Cathedtal, and then, he turned back to the natural sources, the Magna Mater, celebrated in sping fests. This cycle is also symbolized by the age circles, which spread from shoulders to the top of the face. On the back of the figure there is a lizard, which, since late Midle Ages, is perceived as a symbol of dark forces.

Edition in polymer bound artificial marble. Edition 49 pieces. Height 165 cm.

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Eigentlich hatte der badische Maler und Bildhauer Rainer Stiefvater, geboren 1943, Ofensetzer und Fliesenleger gelernt, doch bald wandte er sich der bildenden Kunst zu und absolvierte eine Ausbildung an der Kunstgewerbeschule Basel und an der Akademie der bildenden Künste München. In über 40 Jahren als freischaffender Künstler entstand ein umfangreiches Gesamtwerk aus u.a. Skulpturen, Statuen, Wandreliefs, Brunnen und Materialbildern, die er abstrakt wie auch figurativ gestaltet.

Neben Ausstellungen im In- und Ausland übernahm er diverse öffentliche Aufträge, u.a. fertigte er Skulpturen für die Stadt Freiburg.

A plastic work of sculptural art made of wood, stone, ivory, bronze or other metals.

While sculptures from wood, ivory or stone are made directly from the block of material, for bronze casting a working model is prepared at first. Usually it is made of clay or other easily shaped materials.

The prime time of sculpture after the Roman antiquity was the Renaissance. Impressionism gave a new impulse to the sculptural arts. Also the contemporary artists, such as Jorg Immendorf, Andora, and Markus Lupertz enriched the sculpture with outstanding works.

Marble powder bound by a polymer. Artificial marble is characterized by a fine white surface that comes very close to marble.

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