Monumental statues


Ode to roads and waterways

Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat – 2002

The statue expresses the importance of advanced road and water construction with the environment in mind. Motion and speed are suggested, resulting in an exciting playfull shape in steel.

The place

 Tunnels, archway, curves, guardrails and marks on the road have led to a vital game of lines. The organic is depicted by blue and green glass in the form of water and trees. In colourful red / ochre yellow glass one can recognize a human profile, but also the lines of a fast car.

The artwork is placed in a clean monumental hall, in which the space is occupied with a playful game of lines, which nicely contradicts with the architecture.

Height: 220 cm, widht 90 cm and depth 120 cm. Material: stainless steel and glass.

Ritmische sculpturale tekening

Municipality Wormerland – 2000
Town hall Wormerland build by Alberts & Van Huut.

For this location, Fredy E Wubben made Ritmische sculpturale tekening, a work that accesses the building in an extremely refine way. With this sculpture, a graceful steel line cleaves the air; its folded steel straps are given a green patina and completed with curling glass shields at the ends of the blades.

Size: 750 centimeter.

De Strijp (schetsontwerp)

Municipality Rijswijk – 1999
In 1999, Fredy E Wubben designed a rainbow as a symbol of luck and prosperity for the city of Rijswijk. The sculpture is made from steel and glass: this representing through her lines and varying colours the rhythm of the disappearing greenhouses in the area around Rijswijk and the refraction of light on the glass.

Steel and glass – 900 x 2200 cm

Ode aan het Water

Municipality Binnenmaas – 1997
Reflections to Roman Times. Binnenmaas is located in the north-east of the Hoeksche Waard more than 10 kilometers south of Rotterdam and includes the towns of Maasdam and Putters Hoek. The water has always played a major role here. Roman excavations were also made.

Bronze, steel and glass.  730 centimeter.

Herren und Sklavenmoral

Municipality Zwolle – 1995
IIn Zwolle, she places a floating sculpture in the canal. Seven geometric shapes surround seven heads with a selection of headwear. They refer to different ranks, social classes and positions of power. The crown is of course the highest. A paper hat, one that you might put on at a birthday party if you wanted to be the centre of attention for once, is the amusing opposite; the lowest. This is where her work has a social dimension. She tells of power and impotence, of Herren und Sklavenmoral, and shows how people stay in their place within the specific configuration of their society.

Stainless steel, bronze and aluminum. Heads copper.  Ø 900 centimeter

Element Water

Municipality Wognum – 1994
The sculpture, Element Water (1994), next to the freeway A7 near the city of Wognum in the Netherlands, is one of the first monumental sculptures in which glass was used. Three glass teardrop forms were attached to a stainless steel construction made of pipes in the shape of an undulating form. The sculpture expresses the element water and symbolizes the eternal movement of the land towards the water. It also indicates the fusion of three communities.

Stainless steel and glass. 550 x 1300 centimeter

De Kroon

Prinsenhof, Municipality Leidschendam – 1990
Is the crown not as old as mankind itself? Seven pointed elements. Number seven is the rhythm of our life. The supporting pillars are internally Royal blue, illuminated from the inside by three spotlights. These light beams visually extend the statue.

Stainless steel, three elements blue and three spotlights – 700 centimeter.

De Tamboerijn

Municipality Amsterdam – 1983
Arches in relation to the architecture of the school. Highlighting the entrances. Two interrupted arches, which are derived from the rounded lines of the sidewalk. The angular lines creating a visual play with the roof and windows.

Stainless steel 370 x 430 centimeter.

Ode aan het Hemelwater

Municipality Nunspeet- schetsontwerp
A rainbow supported by two hands was the central point of the other design Ode aan het Hemelwater for the city of Nunspeet (2008) and was meant as a tribute to rain.

Beautiful series of glass, whether or not in combination with bronze. The Kings glasses. Monumental statues, paintings and drawings. Spatial work, agile and versatile.
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