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Sculpture and Land Art
Site specific sculptures, land art and environmental projects as well as the freestanding sculpture by the Finnish | Dutch sculptor Lucien den Arend. His work represents his geometric and mathematical approach to his sculpture as well as his environmental art.
His sculpture is based on constructive
principles. In the south-west of Holland he designed and made
highway bridge. The sculptor installed a twenty meter long
stainless steel sculpture, Opening
the Arctic Circle, in Kemijärvi, in Finnish Lapland;
this is the largest public sculpture north of the Polar Circle.
In the city of Vaasa, in the west of Finland, he installed a
monumental red sculpture, Veera. For the Finnish city
Kajaani he designed a
park - the
Suvanto Puisto - which was never executed. The plans and
representational drawings are in the collection of the
Kajaani Taide Museo (Kajaani
View his sculptures on the cities pages which list the site specific public sculpture and environmental works by the sculptor - public sculpture in the urban space on roundabouts and at public buildings of more than fifty five cities. He designed and built his studio in Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands.
The sculptor lives and works at Penttilä in Kangasniemi, Finland.
In the spring of 2006 he installed his large sculptures and constructions around his house and studios in Finland - the permanent exhibition, called POAM sculpture park (Penttilä Open Air Museum) is located in the forests and hills around Penttilä Estate.
Marconi Waltz - Homage to Oud and van Doesburg - perpendicular planes - Rotterdam NL