The work represents group of three women, close to one another, who are engrossed in an animated conversation. All three are wrapped in blanket-like cloaks throwing stiff folds. They wear shoes with elevated crude block heels and a cap-like headgear. One seems to talk, others listen to her.
Signed: schatz 85
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The sculpture was inaugurated on 31 May 1985 on the forecourt of the main building of the Kreissparkasse Steinfurt. The sculpture was created for as a competition on the theme 'Communication', organized by the Sparkasse Ibbenbüren.
The sculptor himself named this sculpture "On-dit", French for "rumor", and rumors are a common and popular means of human communication.
- Werner-Joachim Schatz (Bromberg 1911 - Lerbach 1998),
Sources & Information
Location (N 52°16'23" - E 7°42'48")
Item Code: denw265; Photograph: 13 October 2012
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