Concrete Abstractions

A lecture from 2005 about the history and various aspects of abstraction in general and abstract public sculptures in particular, with specific attention paid to the development of new forms of abstraction and the position of abstract public sculptures as autonomous objects.

Discussed a.o.: The emergence of Concrete Abstractions, Types of Concrete Abstractions, Creating Abstraction, Expansion, Possibilities, Placement, Form and Meaning, Context and Meaning, Abstraction and the Viewer.