Destroyed City statue in Rotterdam (Ossip Zadkine)

Statue of Zadkine in Rotterdam, it represents the bomd out heart of the city…

Ossip Zadkine - De verwoeste stad : On the 14th of May in 1940 Rotterdam was bombarded, which practically destroyed the entire city center. The missing heart of the city inspired the artist Ossip Zadkine to make his famous statue 'De Verwoeste Stad' (ENG: The Destroyed City). A male figure has a hole in his chest, (his missing heart) and both arms are stretching skywards.

Ossip Zadkine, La ville detruite - 1951 - Zadkine Research Center

Zadkine | het hart van Rotterdam | Netherlands | Guided Tours | The Original Rotterdam Way! | https://www.RotterdamAdventures.nl

Zadkine | het hart van Rotterdam | Netherlands | Guided Tours | The Original Rotterdam Way! | https://www.RotterdamAdventures.nl

Ossip Zadkine, de verwoeste stad "In Dutch, this sculpture, by Russian Ossip Zapkine, is known by two names: “De Verwoeste Stad” (The Destroyed City) and “Stad zonder hart” (City without a heart). Zadkine produced the work in bronze after witnessing the devastation and destruction of Rotterdam’s city centre after German bombs rained down in World War II."

Ossip Zadkine, De Verwoeste Stad "In Dutch, this sculpture, by Russian Ossip Zapkine, is known by two names: “De Verwoeste Stad” (The Destroyed City) and “Stad zonder hart” (City without a heart).

Ossip Zadkine: Destroyed City 1947 Bronze, 128 x 57,5, 5 x 56,5 cm Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. Foto: J. Geleyns © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016

Ossip Zadkine: Destroyed City 1947 Bronze, 128 x 5 x cm Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.

Niedersächsischer Bildungsserver: Bildvorgabe 3: Georg Kolbe, „Tänzer Nijinski“

Niedersächsischer Bildungsserver: Bildvorgabe 3: Georg Kolbe, „Tänzer Nijinski“

Niedersächsischer Bildungsserver: Bildvorgabe 3: Georg Kolbe, „Tänzer Nijinski“

Niedersächsischer Bildungsserver: Bildvorgabe 3: Georg Kolbe, „Tänzer Nijinski“

Niedersächsischer Bildungsserver: Bildvorgabe 3: Georg Kolbe, „Tänzer Nijinski“

Niedersächsischer Bildungsserver: Bildvorgabe 3: Georg Kolbe, „Tänzer Nijinski“

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