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HoGA Capital AG: Thousands of visitors marveled at Castello CUBE during Biennale – European premiere for unique golden artwork in Venice


The Castello CUBE is a unique artwork. Never before in history has this much gold been worked into one artwork. Today, thousands of visitors enjoyed the rare opportunity to marvel at the CUBE during the Venice Biennale, where – under the highest security precautions – Niclas Castello’s work was exhibited for a few hours near the Ca’ di Dio.

The Castello Cube in Venice. Credit: Sandra Mika
The Castello Cube in Venice. Credit: Sandra Mika

(Venice, Italy): – The artwork is made of 24-carat, 999.9 fine gold, weighing 186 kilos. To create a work like this has been a pioneering achievement. 

The excitement of the people in Venice made the silent object part of a lively happening. Children carefully touched its surface; groups of people took cheerful selfies; art experts discussed the expressiveness and effects of the object. 

Art historian Dr. Dieter Buchhart: „The CUBE is a conceptual work that seems to have arrived from another world and is now standing on the cobbles of Venice, without a pedestal.” 

Sven Wenzel: “The inimitable artwork by Niclas Castello pioneers a connection between the real artworld and the digital artworld (NFTs).” 

This has been made possible by the art and NFT platform “Castello Forum”, which operates with the new crypto currency Castello Coin. 

The aim of the platform is to promote talented artists’ projects around the world; to establish them, and to make them accessible to broader audiences. 

The artwork is exhibited in public places so that it is accessible to everyone and people have the opportunity to rediscover art in the open space. 

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The Castello Cube in Venice. Credit: Sandra Mika
The Castello Cube in Venice. Credit: Sandra Mika

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HoGA Capital AG: The Castello CUBE celebrates European premiere during the Venice Biennale19.4.2022 08:50:32 CEST | Press release

(Venice, Italy): – The first public display of this unique artwork took place in New York City’s Central Park in early February, making headlines worldwide. Now, this April, the Castello CUBE is coming to Europe. For a few hours, it will be exhibited in a well-known, public space in Venice, accessible to everyone. For the first time, visitors will be allowed to touch this extraordinary artwork. Art historians such as Dr. Dieter Buchhart have already described “The Castello CUBE” as “unique in the history of art”. Weighing 186 kilograms, the work is made of pure, 24-carat, 999.9 fine gold. For security reasons, the location and time of the exhibition will be revealed only 24 hours beforehand. For further information, please send your request via

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