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manifestations (co)organized by
Lucien den Arend - sculptor - 15|12|1943 Dordrecht NL

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East West Forum (Oost West Forum) An international sculpture symposium creating a land art project called Illusion of civilization

East West Forum (Oost West Forum) An international sculpture symposium creating a land art project - Illusion of civilization

OPAM Sculpture Park (Beeldenpark Drechtoevers) Drechtsteden, the Netherlands.

OPAM Sculpture Park (Beeldenpark Drechtoevers) Drechtsteden, the Netherlands.

Lucien den Arend  15|12|1943 Dordrecht NL
sculptor

Penttilä
Seppäläntie 860
51200 Kangasniemi
Finland

experience as organizer and curator of large international manifestations, symposiums and exhibitions

2009

initiated an international sculpture park (Mikkeli Puisto) in Mikkeli, Finland in cooperation with the Mikkeli Puisto Park Association and Saksala ArtRadius and FOAM - Ympäristötaide ja Taide Ympäristössä (environmental art and art in the environment) - the first manifestation of this sort in Mikkelipuisto (Mikkeli Park).
2006 curator Saksala ArtRadius Labyrinth, Haukivuori, Finland
2006 sets up his own private sculpture park, POAM (Penttilä Open Air museum) Sculpture Park

2005

reductive abstraction - less is more again international wood sculpture symposium Saksala ArtRadius and FOAM

2005

AIESM manager for Finland

2002

first preparations for the Finnish Open Air Museum (FOAM) in Haukivuori Finland

2000

chairman of  the Thoe Schwartzenberg foundation until 2000

1999

organized the biennial NORTH SEA | BLACK SEA sculpture symposium and exhibition in OPAM (together with the Dutch Sculptor's Association) opened by Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands and the Bulgarian King Simeon II

1998

curator of BLACK SEA | NORTH SEA an exhibition of Dutch artists in Varna Bulgaria

1997

organized OUTSIDE IN an exhibition of five Finnish Sculptors and painters in OPAM sculpture Park

1996

Dutch Sculptors' Association, De Zaaijer, Amsterdam NL

1996

initiated and created the Open Air Museum Drecht Banks Sculpture Park (OPAM) in Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands (opened by queen Beatrix)

1991

griend/cultuur, Bulgarian/Dutch symposium, Dordrecht NL

1989

it takes two to tango - tien kruispunten, symposium/exhibition, Merwestein Park, Dordrecht NL

1988

Beeldenroute Binnenmaas, Hoekse Waard The Netherlands

1986

developed a comprehensive scenario for the organization of open air sculpture exhibitions from assessing a location, selecting the sculptors, the technical organization of the transport and installation for the Rotterdam Arts Center (CBK - Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam.

1986

curator of Beelden rond het H.I.C. an Open air sculpture exhibition in the center of Rotterdam The Netherlands

1985

Beelden in Rhoon, a selection from Dutch sculpture of the last fifty years, Rhoon Castle NL

1985

chairman of the Dutch Sculptors' Association until 1986

1984

Beelden bij de Pauw, Wassenaar The Netherlands

1984

Amstelpark 84 triennial in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (together with the Dutch Sculptor's Association)

1983

chairman and spokesman of East West Forum (Oost West Forum, Japanse en Nederlandse beeldhouwkunst, Dordrecht 1/6 15/7 1983, Voormalig EMF-terrein, Parallelweg, Dordrecht NL) five Japanese and five Dutch renowned artists working together for forty days in creating a two hectare environmental work of art in Dordrecht The Netherlands (together with the Dutch Sculptor's Association)

1982

Beelden op de Floriade Amsterdam The Netherlands

1982

Blik op de Wal, Gorinchem The Netherlands

1982

Floriade Sculpture Exhibition, Gaasperplas in Amsterdam The Netherlands

1981

Amstelpark 81 triennial in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (together with the Dutch Sculptor's Association)

1981

Beelden in het museum Dordrecht Municipal Museum The Netherlands

1980

Beelden rond de Kerk, Brielle The Netherlands

1978

Beelden uit Dordt in Breda Valkenberg Park Breda The Netherlands

1978

Amstelpark 78 triennial in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (together with the Dutch Sculptor's Association)

1978

Beelden in park Merwestein, Dordrecht. The Netherlands

1978

Beelden op de Berg, Wageningen The Netherlands

1976

Beelden op de Berg, Wageningen The Netherlands

1975

Amstelpark 75 triennial in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (together with the Dutch Sculptor's Association)

1968
1967
Organized art marts along the River Maas on Zwijndrecht Veerplein.
1965 Gallery den Arend with my father on the Zwijndrecht Veerplein - until 1972.


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various open air and other sculpture exhibitions in Baarn, Breda, Dordrecht, Kampen and Schoonhoven in The Netherlands

 

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