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forum metall 1977, Thermocouple von Piotr Kowalski, Foto: Josef Pausch


A diskussion about art in open space in Linz on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of forum metall.

In 1977 Linz dropped an "artistic bomshell" that resonated far beyond Austria’s borders: forum metall presented large-scale metal sculptures by internationally renowned contemporary artists in the Donaupark. The opening of the presentation coincided with that of the Fourth Bruckner Festival.

Diskussion with:

Peter Baum, Former Director LENTOS, Founder of forum metall
Helmuth Gsöllpointner, Artist, Founder of forum metall
Ilaria Hoppe, Professor Katholische Privatuniversität Linz
Laurids Ortner, Architect
Hemma Schmutz, DirektorLENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz
Julius Stieber, Direktor Culture and Education, City of Linz

Opening Speach: Doris Lang-Mayerhofer
Moderator: ORF-Journalist Katharina Maurer

The fair – Magazin für Kunst & Architektur 02/2017 with the Coverstory 40 Jahre forum metall 1977–2017 will also be presented at the event.

Free admission. For your physical well is taken care of.

With support from brotsüchtig.

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Backround image: © Engelhardt/Sellin Architekturfotografie