"we do not want to copy nature. we do not want to reproduce,
we want to produce. we want to produce like a plant that
produces a fruit and not to reproduce. we want to produce
directly and not through interpretation."
(Hans Arp: concrete art, in: arp. On my way. poetry and essays
1912-1947, New York 1948)
Since 1977, the Stiftung Arp e.V. has overseen a great part of the artistic legacies of the Franco-German sculptor Hans Arp and his first wife, the Swiss artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp. In addition, the foundation manages both artists' copyrights. Its primary purpose is to make the work of Arp and Taeuber-Arp accessible to a wide international audience through the support of academic research, exhibitions and publications.
In Fall/Winter 2017 the Arp Foundation is awarding for the fourth time Research Fellowships with a monthly stipend of 900 to 1,200 Euros to both junior scholars as well as...
Award of the ARP-Research Fellowships 2017 In 2017 four international fellows will research the life and work of the artists Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp supported by the Stiftung Arp...