The Skulpturenpark Köln (Cologne Sculpture Park) is a unique exhibition venue featuring loaned works from past KölnSkulptur exhibitions, interspersed with the permanent collection amassed by Michael and Eleonore Stoffel. Every two years, a curator is invited to add new artworks to this constellation of outdoor sculpture. All of the works shown at KölnSkulptur, most of them being commissioned especially for the exhibition. The Skulpturenpark Köln is thus a unique hybrid of permanent display and temporary group exhibition.
ÜberNatur – Natural Takeover marks the 10th iteration of the biannual KölnSkulptur exhibition of contemporary outdoor sculpture. Eight new works have been added to the Skulpturenpark Köln this year. Inspired by the location of the public park – wedged between the Rhine, the Cologne Zoo, the Flora and the adjacent Botanical Garden – as curator of this year’s KölnSkulptur, artworks have been commissioned or selected that engage with notions of nature and initiate dialogue with the natural environment.