New sculpture unveiled at Chopin-Platz

In September a new sculpture was unveiled at the Chopin-Platz, created by Russian artist Nikolai Karlychanow.  The sculpture shows the pianist’s hands and has been made out of a block of marble.

The project was financed be donations, of which €7,000 came from the Taunus Sparkasse and a further €9,000 from private individuals.

The sculpture being unveiled

Unveiling the sculpture (from left to right): Oliver Klink (Chairman of the Taunus Sparkasse), Rainer A. Herrmann, Marietta Lienhard, Christoph Kappus, Bernd Lienhard, Klaus Mehler, Mayor Hans-Georg Brum und Renate Kappus.

The electricity sub-station at the Chopin-Platz has also been re-painted by artist “Canister” to match the musical theme.

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Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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