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LaserScape Kassel Germany

LaserScape Cassel Germany: Beam installation over a distance of over 7 kilometers.  Details click here!

The light and communication designer Horst H. Baumann arranged the installation 'LASERSCAPE KASSEL - the first permanent laser sculpture worldwide' - in 1979. This laser project was recreated by Horst H. Baumann in 2007 with comprehensive support by LaserAnimation SOLLINGER. The company provided a specially developed laser technology for this event.
May 24, 2019, Horst H. Baumann died, aged 84.
Horst H. Baumann Died 24.05.2019

Horst H. Baumann (June 19, 1934, Aachen – May 24, 2019) was a German architect, designer, light artist, and photographer. He was best known for designing Rheinturm Düsseldorf, in Düsseldorf, Germany.

He studied metallurgical engineering from 1954 to 1957 and from 1972 to 1974 at the RWTH Aachen, and from 1994 to 2004 at the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf. He worked as a photographer and designer from 1957–2019, and from 1966–2019 as a lighting artist. In 1963-1964, he was a visiting lecturer at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Ulm. In 1977, he took part in Documenta 6 in Kassel, where he installed, with Peter Hertha, the first permanent laser sculpture in the world.

Other installations include the Rheinturm in Düsseldorf (1982), the Neonskulptur "Pass the Cross" in Bielefeld-Sennestadt (1988), and the light remodeled at the Rheinturm Düsseldorf 2003.

His work has been shown internationally, including in the Museum of Modern Art, in New York City in 1965, and in 1967 and 1969 in the Biennale des Jeunes in Paris.

He died on May 24, 2019, aged 84.


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