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Der Rufer

The Crier

Gerhard Marcks
1967

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Description

Bronze statue of a man shouting with his hands next to his mouth. On the sides of the base plate is a quote from Petrarca:
ICH GEHE
DURCH DIE WELT
UND RUFE:
FRIEDE FRIEDE FRIEDE

(I wander through the world and cry ‘Peace, peace, peace')

Inscription(s)

francesco petrarca

1304-1374

Information Sign

«Der Rufer»
von
Gerhard Marcks
1889-1981

Annotation

Other castings of the "Der Rufer" have been erected in various places around the world. Marcks never committed himself to a particular interpretation of his sculpture; while Berlin read its message as a call for peace, the sculpture put up in Perth, Australia, was dedicated to victims of torture. The original sculpture was made for Radio Bremen.

Berlin - Der Rufer

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Locatie (N 52°30'57" - E 13°22'27")

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