Bronze sculpture details
As a rule, mermaids enchant the pond they live in; this one creates its own home and is both mermaid and water bowl in one. Her widespread arms merge into the edge of the bowl, which can stand on the ground or be attached to a wall.
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.