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Molecule Men stehen auf der Spree in Berlin
Molecule Men © (c) visumate

Molecule Men

The iron three in the Spree

The Molecule Men have been braving the elements in the Spree River near the Oberbaum Bridge since 1999. The thirty meters high metal sculpture was designed and executed by the American sculptor Jonathan Borofsky. Symbolically, they represent the intersection of the then three districts Treptow, Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain - in the meantime, another three city quarters and two districts come together here as well.

“[The sculpture is to remind] of the fact that both people and molecules exist in a world governed by probability, and that the objective of all creative and scientific traditions is finding wholeness and unity within the world.” – Jonathan Borofsky

Molecule Men in der Abendstimmung an der Spree
Abendstimmung Molecule Men © Foto: Nicole Woykos

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Starting from the Funkhaus, paddle past a variety of sights. A short stop at the sculpture "Molecule Man" standing in the water is particularly impressive.

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