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Lothar Nickel

Artist in Residence

Photo © Bob Bagley

Lothar Nickel creating a work of marble on the Artis—Naples campus.

Lothar Nickel creating a work of marble on the Artis—Naples campus.

A previous exhibition
at The Baker Museum

January 6, 2014 — February 14, 2014

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Artis—Naples, The Baker Museum has commissioned acclaimed sculptor Lothar Nickel to create a work of marble on campus. Spectators will be able to witness the piece come to life in stages, and see the final outcome on display.

No museum admission necessary to view the artist at work. He will be sculpting on the front lawn of Artis—Naples on Tuesday through Friday of each week from 10am to 4pm. Parking is free.

Lothar Nickel's creation will remain a mystery until it nears completion.

Lothar Nickel is generously underwritten by Friends of Art.


Material: Block of high quality Carrara marble. (Carrara marble is white with gray veining).

Base: Black Zimbabwe granite.

Weight of marble: Roughly 4 tons before cutting.

Dimensions of marble: L 187 cm  x W 42 cm x H 82 cm.

Dimensions of base: 175 cm x 75 x 10.

Origins and travel: Shipped by sea from Pietrasanta, Italy to the port of Miami, Florida.


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