Large Ball Bearing

Ottmar Hollmann

b. 1915 - d. 2005

This work is by German sculptor Ottmar Hollmann, and is decorated with symbols combining oriental philosophy and western science. It overlooks the Al-Salaam Palace island and is known by residents of Jeddah as ‘The Spaceship’ or ‘The Octopus’. 

Overlooks the Al-Salaam Palace Island
Material / Dimensions
Cast metal alloy
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Artist Biography

Ottmar Hollmann is a German sculptor who was living in Dusseldorf in 1958.