Quotes on Weimar houses

Quote by Jules Renard at a gable in Weimar

The quotes on the house walls of Weimar are a challenge for attentive walks. They inspire not only to look at gable ends but also to reflect. This quote from Jules Renard made me pensive: “If you know life, please give me its address” (Wenn Sie das Leben kennen, geben Sie mir doch bitte seine Anschrift). What exactly makes us think we know life? [German]

Huge music stands at Querfurt Castle

One of three huge music stands at Querfurt Castle in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Three music stands (Notenständer) with a height of four metres reflect that Querfurt Castle (Burg Querfurt) houses a music school. Artist Ingo Güttler created these pieces of contemporary art. They play music and form a sound installation. The music stands are removable. So they disappear while the castle is used for festivals or as a set for movies.