Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Abtsteinach
Lkr. Bergstraße

Hessen

Löhrbacher straße, Ober-Abtsteinach
(Sankt-Bonifatius Kirche)

Das wahre Gesicht

The True Face

Martin Hintenlang
2002

Abtsteinach /  Das wahre Gesicht   Abtsteinach /  Das wahre Gesicht

Description

On a basalt stone are two bronze masks are attached behind each other. Both are filled with water. If the water reaches a certain level, the masks alternately tilting to the side and the water splashes into the sandstone basin and the masks tilt back to the starting position.
One mask is a fierce one, the other friendly. Thus, anyone who passed by, churchgoers, inn visitors or politicians, which one is showing the true face.

Information Sign

Martin Hintenlang. 69518 Abtsteinach
"das wahre gesicht"
Basalt, Bronze 2002,
www.Bildhauer-Hintenlang.de

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°32'38" - E 8°47'8")

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Item Code: dehs065; Photograph: 26 September 2011
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