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Löhrbacher straße, Ober-Abtsteinach
(Sankt-Bonifatius Kirche)

Das wahre Gesicht

The True Face

Martin Hintenlang

Abtsteinach /  Das wahre Gesicht   Abtsteinach /  Das wahre Gesicht


On a basalt stone are two bronze masks are attached behind each other. Both are filled with water. If the water reaches a certain level, the masks alternately tilting to the side and the water splashes into the sandstone basin and the masks tilt back to the starting position.
One mask is a fierce one, the other friendly. Thus, anyone who passed by, churchgoers, inn visitors or politicians, which one is showing the true face.

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Martin Hintenlang. 69518 Abtsteinach
"das wahre gesicht"
Basalt, Bronze 2002,



Locatie (N 49°32'38" - E 8°47'8") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: dehs065; Photograph: 26 September 2011
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