Daniel Libeskind

Sculptures in the garden

Paleis Het Loo is closed

Due to the Renewal & Renovation.

19 May 2021 - 26 September 2021

The Garden of Earthly Worries

‘The Garden of Earthly Worries’, with four monumental contemporary art works designed by the Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind. It’s the first time that contemporary art is on show in the garden of Paleis Het Loo.

Contemporary Art

‘The Garden of Earthly Worries’ is a presentation of four abstract sculptures which explore the imbalance of humankind in nature. Each of the approximately three-meter-tall fragments of a globe, represent different chemical compounds that contribute to our changing climate.


Contrast with baroque


Conceived as a sculptural and conceptual counterpoint to the ordered beauty of the palace garden; the gardens of the 17th century represent a perceived paradise, man’s perfection of nature. But, due to technology and human intervention, our current planet is rapidly changing.

Daniel Libeskind
Film strip Daniel Libeskind. Foto Lana Barkin

Daniel Libeskind

Studio Libeskind in New York is an international architectural practice known for the design of museums and other cultural and public buildings throughout the world,  including the Jewish Museum Berlin and the master plan for the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in New York. Daniel Libeskind is also designer of the Dutch Holocaust Memorial of Names in Amsterdam, which is in design. He has held a large number of chairs and has received many prizes for his work.

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