Narcissus / Self-portrait 15

2012
 materials: silver 935 (moulded) / brass / leather / pearwood
 dimensions: 43 x 86 x 43 cm Photographs on location: Teylers Museum, Haarlem The self-portrait is not a customary subject in sculpture, as it is in painting. Sculptors rarely portray themselves, though in more recent art history the phenomenon has established a place for … Read More

Untitled 5

2012
 materials: bronze, wood, glass, steel, oil dimensions: 120 x 310 x 140cm

Self-portrait 16

2012
 material: bronze
 dimensions: 35 x 25 x 15cm Self-portrait 16 is part of the Skin works.

Untitled 7

2012 material: bronze dimensions: 45 x 30 x 50cm

Self-portrait 2

2004 
 materials: bronze, steel, glass, rubber, wood dimensions: 110 x 210 x 110 cm

Body of State

2012 materials: Tarnished bronze, silver 935
 dimensions: variable commission: Belasting & Douane Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Caspar Berger has made the installation Body of State for the stately entrance hall of the Tax and Customs Museum, to mark its reopening after a radical refurbishment. The museum documents the history and significance of the tax system … Read More

Vera Icon / Self-portrait 10

2010 materials: gold 18 carats, linen dimensions: Ø 9 cm / H 4 cm In the year 1500 in Nuremburg, the artist Albrecht Dürer painted a portrait of himself, frontally. His starting point was a famous and frequently reproduced representation of Christ, the Sudarium (sweat-cloth), or Veil of Saint Veronica. According to legend, Veronica offered … Read More

Untitled 4

2012
 material: bronze
 dimensions: 45 x 35 x 20cm

Innocenzo X

There is a dark side to this sculpture: because statues are attributed with mysterious power, even if it is only the power of expression, they often fall victim to iconoclasts. This is why there are so many statues, particularly those of religious or political significance, of which only fragments remain. Here lies the root of … Read More