Angela Laich

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Angela Isabella Laich (born 24 March 1963 in Stuttgart, Germany) is a sculptor, draughtsperson, and painter, who specialises in figurative sculpture.[1] She was taught by Alfred Hrdlicka and has been a substantial part of significant art exhibitions throughout Germany.

Education[edit]

Laich was educated at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design and completed advanced training as a Meisterschüler at Berlin University of the Arts.[1]

During the 1980s she gained practical experiences in Austria,[2] Italy, France and East Germany. Laich further developed her art skills on extensive creative voyages throughout England, Norway, Finland, and Russia.

Exhibitions[edit]

  • Permanent exhibition at the Memorial for Victims of Terror, Brandenburg-Görden Prison, Berlin, since 1993[3]
  • Temporary exhibition In Gedenken an Joseph Süß Oppenheimer [In memory of Joseph Süß Oppenheimer], Stuttgart City Hall, 1998–2000 [4]
  • Permanent exhibition of the marble sculptures in Märkischer Künstlerhof, Brieselang, since 2000 [5]
  • Temporary exhibitions Terra Erotika, Märkischer Künstlerhof, Brieselang, 2007, 2010

Works[edit]

Laich works with marble, bronze, soapstone [6] and other materials including wood.[5]

"Hyperion", Krastaler marble, height 200 cm, 1987 [7] On 9 June 1992 the statue "Hyperion" was damaged while its head was cut off and stolen by an unknown person.[8][9] A police investigation did not yield any success in finding the perpetrator.[10][11] The creation of "Hyperion" was the result of a "three sommers work, from 1985 until 1987" at the Krastal Symposium.[12] There are surviving photographic images of the complete statue.[13]

"Saint Sebastian", Krastaler marble, height 130 cm, 1993 [14]

"Ein Justizmord in Stuttgart", Ein Triptychon [A juridical murder in Stuttgart - triptich], graphic 50x70 cm 1999.[15]

Graphics for the historian Hellmut G. Haasis's book Joseph Süß Oppenheimer genannt Jud Süß. Finanzier, Freidenker, Justizopfer[16]

"Joseph Süß Oppenheimer", Ordinario marble, height 230 cm, 1997 [4]

"The Brandenburg Gate", poliurethan, the scale of 1:25, 2004,;[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Vom Steinblock zur Plastik". Der Havelländer. 1 June 1999. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  2. ^ p. 219, 220, http://www.krastal.com/aktuelles/buch40/201chronik.pdf
  3. ^ "Eine Feierstunde für den Helden des Gewissens" [A Memorial for the Hero of Conscience]. Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung. 11 August 1993. Archived from the original on 8 July 2010. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Frank Rothfuss, "Späte Ehrung für jüdischen Finanzrat", Stuttgarter Nachrichten, Freitag, 16. Oktober 1998 http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html?p=186#post186
  5. ^ a b http://www.berliner-baerenfreunde.de/web/?p=49
  6. ^ http://www.negateka.ru/index.php?to=86
  7. ^ "Symposion Krastal. Steine-Bilder-Objekte-Phtots", Wiener Sessison, Friedrichstrasse, 12, 1010 Wien, 8.9.1988 BIS 10.10.1988 http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html
  8. ^ "Hyperion-Kopf abgeschlagen" - Kleine Zeitung, 13 June 1992, http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html?p=177#post177
  9. ^ "Kunstschänder unter uns" - Kleine Zeitung, 1 July 1992 http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html?p=177#post177
  10. ^ p. 8, "Krastaler Symposion: 25 Jahre künstlerische Begegnung im Steinbruch" - Naturstein, Nr. 8, August 1992 http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html
  11. ^ p. 122, "Bilderstürmer" - Naturstein, Nr. 10, Oktober 1992 http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html?p=177#post177
  12. ^ p. 59, "Bilderstürmer" - Stein, Nr. 10, Oktober 1992 http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html?p=177#post177
  13. ^ http://www.angelalaich.de/cms/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=30
  14. ^ Marlies Schneibel, "Leiden in Stein", Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung, 22.04.2002
  15. ^ "haasis:wortgeburten". haasis-wortgeburten.anares.org. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  16. ^ "Joseph Süß Oppenheimer vulgo "Jud Süß"". zukunft-braucht-erinnerung.de. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  17. ^ "Berliner Woche", Zeitung für Marzahn, 15 September 2004, Nr. 38-15. Jahrgang http://forum.germany-germany.ru/angela-laich-t70.html

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