about 1989/90, Mercedes-Benz acquired a group of eleven large sculptures
for their site in Untertürkheim, Stuttgart, and for the public
areas at their Möhringen, Stuttgart, headquarters, including key
works by Walter de Maria, Norbert Kricke and Klaus Staudt.
was the start of a collection of large sculptures that now includes
about 30 works, associated not just with their various locations but
above all with the company identity.