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Welcome to Höft Art Studio

” is an archaic material, it is rigid and solid, but it is full of life and emotion – you just have to carve this out.”


After realising 4 sculpture projects in Saudi Arabia, Canada, Turkey and Taiwan this year, I am planning new projects in my studio. If you would like to visit me in my studio in Sauerstraße in Lemgo, please make an appointment by e-mail or telephone. I look forward to your visit!

bending instead of breaking

I’m currently working on the topic of “bending instead of breaking”. I translated the property of deforming metal into stone sculptures. The diversity of life and the resulting processes of change are the main theme of this work. My sculptures are created in a formal language of material contradiction. The perceptual patterns of viewing are broken and rearranged. A new shape tolerance arises.

bending instead of breaking -klick here-


Reality vs. Illusion - Venice Biennale 2017

I prefer the  Sculpture opposite to the Plastic.  Both three-dimensional objects may be abstract or realistic. The plastic is created in an additive process. This means that it is formed, applied or made up of certain materials. A sculpture is carved out of an existing material. Material is removed, instead of added. This working process of the sculpture is liberating and exciting. I prefer this finality requires, of a clear focus on spatial thinking and working.