Bronze sculpture details
This is a contemporary interpretation of the famous 3-metre-high Greek sculpture of Nike of Samothrake, a symbol of victory and peace, which is exhibited at the Louvre museum in Paris. Bodirsky's "Goddess of Victory" rather celebrates the small victories of everyday life and the success in competition and career.
Edition in bronze, cast using the lost wax technique, chased and patinated by hand.
Maria-Luise Bodirsky completed her state exams (in visual arts, German and psychology) which she did at the "college of Education" (Pädagogischen Hochschule) in Freiburg. After that Bodirsky continued her studies in painting and sculptural figures. She also attended various seminars and courses with internationally renowned artists and professors. In 1986, she founded her own ceramic studio in Oberrotweil next to Kaiserstuhl.