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Blick zum „Zauberlehrling“

Blick zum „Zauberlehrling“

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  • JensH

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice, also known as the Dancing Electricity Pylon, was built in 2013. Looks very nice if you drive along the canal.

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    • October 8, 2018

  • gransOB

    Sorcerer's apprentice


    The Berlin artist group Inge's idea lets Oberhausen "outgrow" a power pole in a meadow near Haus Ripshorst, in the truest sense of the word dancing out of line: this thus breaks the line and flees to freedom, yet electrified, as if he himself under power. At the same time, its curved shape depicts a human figure, reminiscent of the called spirit of Goethe's "sorcerer's apprentice," who defies the apprentice's obedience. Provided with unrestrained energy - although without connecting lines - he stands agile in the midst of a green meadow and has escaped his predetermined functionality. The stage for the apostate's dance is located in a region characterized by heavy industry and raises new questions about the future in times of climate change and energy transition, but at the same time inevitably raises memories of the glorious past of the Ruhrgebiet.

    With a total height of 35 meters and made of steel profiles, the sculpture is in shape and form based on a conventional power pole. However, all parts are redrawn and made to actually give it the dancing character. Depending on the position of the observer, his shape changes due to the curved shape of the mast, so that his supposed movements become even more impressive. The artist group Inge's idea has become known worldwide in recent years for its symbolic sculptures and installations, which always refer to a concrete context in public space.
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    The "Sorcerer's Apprentice" is one of the permanent works of EMSCHERKUNST.2013 and is always freely accessible in Oberhausen near Haus Ripshorst.
    Directions: Ripshorster Str. 306, 46117 Oberhausen. Parking at house Ripshorst available.

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    • July 22, 2018

  • Anja 🏡

    the "prancing power pole" stands directly on the canal. Looks funny.

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    • August 10, 2021

  • Frank Löffler

    Walle, walle,
    some route,
    That for the purpose
    Water flows ...

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    • May 8, 2018

  • Urug Sigil

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice is an installation from 2013 as part of the Emscherkunst exhibition. It shows a dancing power pole. The sculpture comes from the Berlin artist group "Inges idee".
    For structural reasons, the sculpture was renewed from August to September 2018.

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    • October 6, 2018

  • Guido H. 🚵‍♂️ 🌳🏃‍♂️

    successful art, stands next to the house Ripshorst

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    • October 23, 2018

  • Peter Luthe

    The tower is called the sorcerer's apprentice.

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    • August 25, 2021

  • JensH

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice or the Dancing Electricity Pylon was built in 2013. Looks very nice, if you drive along the canal.

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    • October 8, 2018

  • Jenny

    ... the sorcerer's apprentice :)
    Successful art in the Ripshorster area, nice meeting point to start from there in all directions.

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    • April 11, 2020

  • ruhr.w3b3r

    Emscherkunst from 2013. Renewed in 2018. That was ingeste idea. Next to the Ripshorst house.

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    • May 24, 2020

  • Michael Kroth

    The sorcerer's apprentice, also known as the dancing power pole, is a permanently installed work of art in Oberhausen that was created on the occasion of the Emscherkunst 2013 exhibition.

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    • September 12, 2020

  • Gorrth

    A dancing mast. Artwork. The sorcerer's apprentice

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    • January 9, 2021

  • Matthias

    The sorcerer's apprentice
    Inge's idea
    Emscher art 2013

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    • November 25, 2017


    A beautiful sight :)

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    • March 2, 2019

  • Königsborner 😎

    Really very strange construction of a power pylon. Art stop.

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    • April 9, 2019

  • db+bb

    Art on wide meadows. 🤗

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Chanti

    The sorcerer's apprentice, also known as the dancing electricity pylon, is a work of art permanently installed on a meadow on the Rhine-Herne Canal in Oberhausen, which was created on the occasion of the Emscherkunst 2013 exhibition. From here you can see him beautifully.

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    • March 15, 2020

  • Micha

    Definitely worth a photo

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    • April 21, 2020

  • Raini's Radreisen

    Funny to see.

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    • May 22, 2020

  • Ferdi

    The apprentice sorcerer in the grosgrain forest

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    • July 26, 2020

  • Nik Wys

    Since 2010 art has been conquering the (also artificial) Emscher Island. The sorcerer's apprentice is probably the best-known object of EMSCHERKUNST, this steel mast blowing in the wind ... or does it dance? Art doesn't always give an answer, but it does ask us questions.

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    • September 11, 2020

  • Gorrth

    The sorcerer's apprentice is a dancing power pole

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    • January 9, 2021

  • Lea

    Nice view of the canal, the gasometer and the sorcerer's apprentice from the modern bridge.

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    • March 21, 2021

  • Peter Luthe

    Simple exciting art for everyone.

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    • May 16, 2021

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