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Hommage an Conrad Ekhof

Tribute to Conrad Ekhof

Hamburg 1720 - Gotha 1778
German actor, widely regarded as one of the foremost actors of the German-speaking realm in the 18th century
(Wikipedia)
Beate Debus
1992/2002

Gotha /  Hommage an Conrad Ekhof   Gotha /  Hommage an Conrad Ekhof

Description

Stone monument with a weeping face in stone a bronze laughing face in front. These faces symbolize the theatre masks for tragedy and comedy. The sculpture was made in the context of the 'Skulpturenprojektgotha', which took place from 1992 to 2002 in Gotha. Contemporary sculptures were placed in all parts of the city. 49 artists participated with their creative ideas, concepts and designs. Most of the sculptures disappeared since 1992.

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Hommage
Conrad Ekhof
1720-1778

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°56'48" - E 10°42'6")

Item Code: deth106; Photograph: 11 October 2018
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