Sabina Grzimek

Sabina Grzimek ( born November 12, 1942 in Rome ) is a German sculptor.


Sabina Grzimek is the eldest child of the sculptor Waldemar Grzimek and the painter and ceramist Christa von Carnap. Her half sister is the artist Jana Grzimek.

Sabina Grzimek was married from 1973 to 1979 with the restorer Peter Schwarzenbach ( 1944). She has a son Anton ( b. 1975 ) and daughter Anna ( b. 1979 ).


A practical year at the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory 1961-1962 followed up to 1967 studying sculpture at the Art Academy Berlin- Weissensee and then freelance work as a sculptor, painter and graphic designer in Berlin- Prenzlauer Berg and from 1972 in Erkner. Since 1997, Sabina Grzimek has worked as a guest lecturer at the graphic design school Anklam.


Sabina Grzimek created a large number of sculptures in bronze, plaster, terracotta and clay that have been shown in numerous exhibitions and are. In the Berlin district of Prenzlauer Berg is Grzimeks sculpture boy from the Marie Burger Street (1968-1970), in Berlin- Lichtenberg Mother and Child ( 1976-1981 ). The exhibited once before the Altes Museum in Berlin's Lustgarten sculpture Vertical and horizontal group (1980-1985) is now on the Lutzow Platz in Berlin -Tiergarten, the former seat of Galerie Eva Poll. In addition, the monument dates before the Gerhart -Hauptmann- Museum Erkner (1992) and the Weinheimer Rider (1996 ) from her. Some graphics and paintings are also part of the work of Sabina Grzimek. Her awards include the Gustav Weidanz Prize ( 1972), the Käthe Kollwitz Prize (1983 ), the price of the art development association Weinheim (1994 ) and Ernst Rietschel Art Prize of the City Pulsnitz (1996). On June 26, 2011 Sabina Grzimek was awarded in the presence of the Prime Minister of Brandenburg, Matthias Platzeck, in Neuhardenberg the Brandenburg art price the märkische or newspaper has awarded in collaboration with the Foundation Neuhardenberg. To the seventieth birthday of the artist a first character from Grzimek's group was set up seven gestures of walking upright in November 2012 at the garrison church square in Berlin -Mitte.

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