Sculpt the world with us at start'18 on the 28 January 2018

start'18 – the International Celebration of Contemporary Sculpture is breaking all our past records: The event is taking place at over 90 venues in more than 20 countries. Celebrate three-dimensional art with us simultaneously and around the world at your favourite personal location. On Sunday, 28 January 2018 starting at 11.00 a.m. take part in a local event and interact with an international community at the same time. Exchange views, make valuable contacts and celebrate three-dimensional art in all its facets together with artists, friends of the arts, curators, critics, collectors, gallery owners, architects and other experts.

5.000 participants - 95 venues - 21 countries virtually connected

Click on the map and discover all the venues: studios, galleries, museums, sculpture parks, foundries and art academies, etc. Each of these venues has its own program based on the theme “Sculpture and Architecture”. Apply today for your favourite event using the corresponding event site. Be part of a worldwide virtual network and share your locally gained impressions live on the photo wall with the other venues. Your photos, videos and comments, which you post with the hashtag #start18 on Twitter or Instagram, will be seen by all the participants in real-time.

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What better way to start the New Year than with start´18? – Let´s celebrate together and toast contemporary sculpture and the New Year. We are curious what 2018 will bring in terms of three-dimensional art.

Sculpture and Architecture

What is three-dimensional art? What is architecture? How are they related? - start'18 emphasizes art and its environment as space creating forces. Let’s explore all the different facets of these two fascinating subjects and contemplate what they mean. We are looking forward to some exciting discussions.

Local and global

Join us as we celebrate three-dimensional contemporary art locally and internationally. This is your chance to be active on a local level and to connect to others around the world at the same time. This multicultural exchange widens horizons and let you plunge deeper into the global art world.

vom Gemälde zur Skulptur

Savoir Vivre - das weiß der Künstler Stefan Szczesny wirklich. Seine positive Lebenseinstellung spiegelt sich auch in seiner Kunst mit dem Motto "je bunter desto besser" wider. Aber wie schaffte es Szczesny so erfolgreich zu werden? Und wie kam er dazu Gastgeber bei start´18 zu sein? Wr haben ihn gefragt!



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Ilaria Specos
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