About the Hear Nothing gnome
This elegant black gnome is a creation made by artist Ottmar Hörl for the Art Fair Art Karlsruhe in 2005. It pictures a garden elf that hears nothing with both hands covering his ears. The sculpture is one element of the trilogy the Bearers of Secrets: “See nothing, Hear nothing, Say nothing”. The body expression states for the Hear Nothing part of the trilogy. The Hear Nothing gnome also comes with Artist signature engraved at the bottom at the back of the left foot. Combine gnomes together and re-create the Bearers of Secrets collection with a set of three.
- Dimensions: 14.57″ x 6.1″ x 4.92″
- Weight: 1 lb 0.2 oz
- Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
- Color: Black
- Model: Hear Nothing
- Materials: toxic-free, weatherproof, break-proof plastic, made in Germany.
- In and Outdoor use
Special Edition with artist engraved signature at the bottom of the left foot.
About the Bearers of Secrets trilogy
Ottmar Hörl presented his Bearers of Secrets Gnomes at the Art Fair Art Karlsruhe in 2005, Germany. He designed the dwarves in three poses: covering their ears, eyes, and mouth, especially for the art fair. Those gnomes illustrate the maxim of the Three wise monkeys.” In the Western World, There are also various meanings attributed to the monkeys and the proverb including associations with being of good mind, speech and action. The phrase is often used to refer to those who deal with impropriety by turning a blind eye too.
Ottmar Hörl is a renown German artist and an art professor, and he has led the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg since 2005. Sculptor conception of work in public spaces breaks the barrier between Culture and the individuals in our society. He offers art for everyone. His work is famous for its installations which take place in various outdoor places. Professor Hörl art is always a gentle provocation”, particularly with his gnome sculptures.