Installation’s journey through Europe.

The Sky Over Nine Columns

“The stelae symbolize the human being who stands erect and with dignity in the limitless space.” Heinz Mack

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The Sky Over Nine Columns is composed by nine over seven meter high steles with a light reflecting golden surface made up of 850,000 mosaic tiles with 24 karat gold leaf.
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The precious columns took a journey through spectacular places: as first location the artwork was exhibited on the occasion of the Biennale in Venice 2014.
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Between 2015 and 2016, the columns were exhibited in the sculpture park of the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul.
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In 2016, the golden columns were exhibited in the Ciutat de les Arts i Ciències in Valencia, designed by the Architect Santiago Calatrava.

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In 2017, The Sky Over Nine Columns overlooked the picturesque lakeside in St. Moritz.
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“Sculptures become alive when they have the right light. This is because they are objects of light, instruments of light, and an expression of its energy”
Heinz Mack

The installation was realised by Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art (Düsseldorf ) and Sigifredo di Canossa, in cooperation with the Giorgio Cini Foundation. Supported by Premier Composite Technologies (Dubai).

Installation’s journey through Europe.

The Sky Over Nine Columns

“The stelae symbolize the human being who stands erect and with dignity in the limitless space.” Heinz Mack

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The Sky Over Nine Columns is composed by nine over seven meter high steles with a light reflecting golden surface made up of 850,000 mosaic tiles with 24 karat gold leaf.
W
The precious columns took a journey through spectacular places: as first location the artwork was exhibited on the occasion of the Biennale in Venice 2014.
W
Between 2015 and 2016, the columns were exhibited in the sculpture park of the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul.
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In 2016, the golden columns were exhibited in the Ciutat de les Arts i Ciències in Valencia, designed by the Architect Santiago Calatrava.

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In 2017, The Sky Over Nine Columns overlooked the picturesque lakeside in St. Moritz.
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“Sculptures become alive when they have the right light. This is because they are objects of light, instruments of light, and an expression of its energy”
Heinz Mack

The installation was realised by Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art (Düsseldorf ) and Sigifredo di Canossa, in cooperation with the Giorgio Cini Foundation. Supported by Premier Composite Technologies (Dubai).