Herbert Distel

Herbert Distel

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Herbert Distel (born 7 August 1942 in Bern) is a Swiss painter, sculptor, photographer, filmmaker and composer currently residing in Katzelsdorf near Vienna Austria. He is primarily known for his sculpture, sound art and conceptual art. Herbert Distel studied lithography in Paris at cole nationale sup rieure des Beaux-Arts from 1963-64 and started creating sculptures with geometrical forms in the mid 1960s. In 1968-1969 he started creating egg sculptures and in 1970 he launched a 3m long polyester egg on the West African coast that reached the Trinidad coast seven months later (Projekt Canaris). The same year he installed a 22 ton granite egg sculpture along the road from Basel to Chiasso entitled Monument Canaris.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135699172
  • 9786135699173