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The Bundestag has another work of art that is visible from the outside. On Tuesday, the biomorph-abstract bronze sculpture «Werdendes» by British artist Tony Cragg was placed on the city loggia of the Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus.
The six-meter-high, gold-colored work seems to screw up like a column from irregularly overlapping, melting ovals.
The art advisory board of the German Bundestag commissioned the sculptor in 2018. At this location, "Werdendes" marks a conclusion for the "Band des Bundes", which stretches over 900 meters and which, together with the Chancellery and the two Bundestag buildings Paul-Löbbe-Haus and Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus, are the former eastern and western parts of Berlin connects across the Spree.
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