Last week I visited Wuppertal, looking for traces of Pina, the motion picture by Wim Wenders. One of the highlights of my trip was a visit to Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden. Not only because of the beautiful scenery, but also because of the lucky encounter with one of my favorite contemporary artists: Jan Fabre.
After a final climb leaving the entrance building of the Skulpturenpark, I got rewarded with this view of the main exhibition hall:
My heart skipped a beat when I discovered that the pieces from the exhibition Chalcosoma – small bronzes 2006-2012 by Jan Fabre were already present in the hall.
The square glass house really is the perfect setting for exhibitions such as this:
The exhibition hall isn’t the only treat the park has to offer: Villa Waldfrieden and the art by Tony Cragg and fellow artists make it worth the climb