Land art and site specific sculpture in the urban setting. Environmental sculpture is an art form which uses the environment as its material. Concrete art is, like any art form, human made and is therefore geometric in essence. Public art is art which can be viewed and accessed by the public.
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gothic II - steel constructions - sculpture by Lucien den Arend

1cm weatherproof steel - 400x200x193.6cm - 1981-1996 (photo©Marco de Nood)

 

gothic II, Noordpark

this version was made in 1996 as a loan to the Drecht Banks Open Air Museum in Zwijndrecht Holland - the 1981 version (next page) is on loan to the Kajaani Finland - during the fifteen years that had passed between the first version of gothic II and this one, den Arend became more interested in the construction of a sculpture itself - he therefore accentuated the contours by painting them red - also, he left the steel as it came from the factory, leaving it for time to do its job of giving it the patina of oxidized steel - this version was also mirrored to have it open up with a view of Dordrecht across the Noord River (when viewing the sculpture in the other direction

gothic II - steel constructions - sculpture by Lucien den Arend

 

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other works from the period 1980|1985

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