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Drei Frauen im Gespräch - "On-dit"

Conversation Between Three Women - "Rumor"

Werner-Joachim Schatz
Bildgießerei Richard Barth (Rinteln)

Ibbenbüren /  Drei Frauen im Gespräch - "On-dit"   Ibbenbüren /  Drei Frauen im Gespräch - "On-dit"


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
güss barth rinteln


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.

Ibbenbüren - Drei Frauen im Gespräch - 'On-dit'


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Item Code: denw265; Photograph: 13 October 2012
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