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  • 24-11-2021 News

    Calder walk in Hoogvliet

    CBK Rotterdam organizes an informal art walk in Hoogvliet with the monumental sculpture Le Tamanoir in the leading role, in addition to Calder Now. Walk along artworks by Calder and fellow…

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  • 02-11-2021 News

    Time. And Again. by Ken Lum on Kruiskade

    From November 3, 2021, the temporary exhibition of the work Time. And again. (2021)by Ken Lum is on display at Kruisplein. Time. And Again. (2021) consists of a series of five posters, which were commissioned…

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    New sculpture in SIR collection

    On World Refugee Day, Sunday 20 June, Mayor Aboutaleb of Rotterdam will unveil a new work of art at the head of the Wilhelminapier. On the Maas, directly opposite the future Fenix Movers Museum L’Age…

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    The Braid of Kalliopi Lemos

    The Braid (2020), a sculpture by sculptor Kalliopi Lemos, was added to the sculpture terrace on the Westersingel on March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, where it was unveiled by alderman Said Kasmi. In 2020,…

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    ‘Rickey’ is back

    Two Turning Vertical Rectangles – the sculpture with the two gigantic revolving plates – by artist George Rickey, is back on the Binnenwegplein in Rotterdam. It had been five years away, but last Monday, September…

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    Unveiling new artwork Ben Zegers

    On Friday, September 18, the new artwork Everyone is dead except us by Ben Zegers will be unveiled at the Binnenrotte. The unveiling is in the hands of Alderman Kasimi and will take place from…

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  • 27-11-2018 News

    Light installation at metro station Maashaven: yellow-free zone by Adrien Lucca

    Light artwork for metro station Maashaven: Yellow-free zone by Adrien Lucca Unveiling: 17 December 2018 French artist Adrien Lucca (Paris, 1983) has designed a light artwork for the hall of Metrostation Maashaven in Rotterdam,…

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    Het Ding (Untitled, 1957) premiers at the Dutch Film Festival

    In Mels van Zutphen’s short documentary film Het Ding (Untitled, 1957) – a paneled-up sculpture of Naum Gabo at the Bijenkorf in Rotterdam slowly becomes visible during months of restoration. Through elusive images and sounds,…

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    Opening Palace Maashaven on 31st of May

    UPDATE 31st MAY: Due to today’s weather conditions, the opening of The Idler’s Playground will take place at the Cultuurwerkplaats as well. Festivities at Cillershoekstraat 1 will commence at 4pm. Sculpture International Rotterdam…

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    The Gabo has been restored!

    The first segment of the expected transformation of one of Rotterdam’s main roads, the Coolsingel, is nearing completion. Unofficially named ‘the Gabo’, ‘the Thing’, ‘the Flower’, or ‘the Tulip’ (Rotterdammers love their nicknames), the untitled…

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    Restoration of ‘the Gabo’ to be completed March 2018

    On the 21st of July (2017), the city council of Rotterdam granted an official permission to IEF Capital, for the restoration and renovation of the sculpture by Naum Gabo at the Coolsingel. IEF Capital, the…

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    Seven Tears by Susan Philipsz to be unveiled on 23d of March

    Z-Files, Art and the City #18: lecture, interview and unveiling of Seven Tears (2017) by Susan Philipsz Location of Z-Files: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Location of unveiling: Willemsplein, Rotterdam Date: Thursday 23 March,…

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    L’Homme qui marche travels to Wuppertal, Germany

    L’Homme qui marche, Auguste Rodin’s sculpture on the Westersingel in Rotterdam, will be loaned to the exhibition Degas und Rodin – The Race of the Giants towards the Modern in Wuppertal, Germany from October 2016…

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    Gabo to be restored

    Naum Gabo’s untitled sculpture on the Coolsingel will finally be restored. Sculpture International Rotterdam has always fought for the art work’s restoration. From the press release sent by Rotterdam’s city council: This year, the owner…

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    The Coolsingel as a Monument: history, art and ornaments in 1000 meters

    Every two weeks, SIR offers a guided tour over the Coolsingel. The Coolsingel hosts a wealth of art works and ornaments, some are hidden, some are landmarks in plain sight. Expert tour guides Marly Weemen and…

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    Commission on view at Piekfijn during Charlois Speciaal

    Erik van Lieshout’s film Commission, which he mostly shot at the Rotterdam South shopping mall, and which was commissioned by Sculpture International Rotterdam (in 2010), will be on view at secondhand shop Piekfijn (Wolphaertsbocht, Rotterdam) during…

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