Claes Oldenburg`s Pickaxe is 12 metres high and weighs 4 tonnes. For the alignment of the Pickaxe, the artist was inspired by Kassel`s axes.
Together with volunteers, Joseph Beuys planted 7000 trees, each with an accompanying basalt stone, distributed throughout Kassel, over the course of a number of years. His aim was to bring lasting change to the urban living space.
This man walking towards the sky by the artist Jonathan Borofsky, on the 25 metre long steel pole, can be admired in the square in front of the Cultural Station.
Idee di Pietra (Ideas of Stone) is a nine metre-high bronze sculpture that represents a leafless tree whose twigs have been cut off and whose branches seem to have got entangled with a granite boulder.
The three figures, The Strangers by Thomas Schütte, are standing on top of the columned entrance, a little way away from Friedrichsplatz. There were originally 12 figures and objects.
The frame structure of the artists` collective Haus-Rucker-Co. is located next to Documenta Hall. It emphasises the view of the baroque park Karlsaue. Through this, the landscape becomes a conscious perception field.
One of Kassel`s numerous iconic buildings. Inside, the sound installation of the artist Max Neuhaus can be found. It was developed in 1992 for documenta 9.
The symbol of Kassel at night time. Every Saturday until approx. 1 am, the laser beams from the Zwehren Tower at the Fridericianum to the Hercules monument and to the Orangery.
Both stones are made of sandstone and each one is approximately 50 cm x 50 cm x 50 cm in size. The work of art is found in Kassel`s city centre on the Gustav Mahler steps on the way into the Karlsaue.
The artist drilled a 1 kilometre hole into the earth, and connected 1 metre long brass rods with a diameter of 5 cm to make 1 kilometre and inserted them into the hole.
The spatial sculpture by Per Kirkeby is 8 metres high and was built in cooperation with trainees from the training construction site in Kassel. A series of 3 rooms was created, which are conceived as a spatial sculpture.
The Video Walk by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller is a multi-media journey of discovery in the Cultural Station.
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