Rust – Rost – Rouille

I always experiment with different materials and inspired by some art I saw at the ART Basel, I wanted to create artificial rust on canvas. There are ready to buy kits for creating artificial rust, which are quite expensive and I thought, also boring to apply. I like to figured it out by myself 🙂 ...

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Autumn Leafs

The last weeks were packed with lots of stuff. Currently, I am mainly working with Clara & Tobias in this old house and it’s really heavy work. We are still building the new separation wall and we already reached the first level (cave and ground floor are done!). It’s not only building this wall, it ...

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Autumn

Autumn, the season between summer and winter, a time of change. It brings beautiful colours of fallen leafs, snugly evenings in front of the fire. We start preparing for the winter time, harvest and conserve fruits and vegetables from our garden, store firewood, take out our cosy woolen cloths. Nature is preparing herself for a […]

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White, the sum of all colours

I have experimented with lots of colours and intuitively, I limited myself to shades of maximal two colours in one painting. In my last paintings I even only used nuances of one colour. This reduction arises from my desire to recognize the essentials, to clear out all the buzz until the core of a thing […]

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Blue

Blue again. Don’t ask me why. It’s just about sitting at beach, watching the sea and the sky, listening to the waves, philosophising, dreaming into infinity, sleeping away, waking up refreshed and energised. It sounds It rustles It echoes It reverberates It sparkles It smells And becomes devoutly singing blue. The blue fades to light. […]

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Purple

Purple is the subtle intermediate between red and blue, balancing the energetic power and extroversion of red and the calming, analytical blue. For a long time in human history, it was the colour of the royal dynasties, often associated with mystical phenomenons and worn by catholic bishops. It stands for wisdom, magic and extravagance and […]

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Fired Earth

While preparing the opening of the ART Fabrik I was also working on two new paintings. One, a bluish-green combination of different shades of green and blue pigments to create a light, sunny feeling when looking at it. I got inspired by the colours I see when wake up every morning and watch the sky […]

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Galeriegespräche

Gestern haben wir mit unserer Ausstellung “L’Art Quotidien” die Saison 2017  in der ART Fabrik eröffnet. Die Vernissage war gut besucht, die Gäste zeigten sich sehr angetan von der Ausstellung. So eine Vernissage ist eine unschätzbar gute Gelegenheit für einen Künstler, um Rückmeldungen zu seiner Kunst zu bekommen. Und so habe auch ich die Chance […]

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The other red

I learned that the choice of colours depends on age and on gender. Considering my age, it’s not really clear to me why I chose shades of pink as the main colour in this painting as this colour is referred to naivety and girlish behaviour. But is also stands for romantic, charming woman, which I […]

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Ich mache Kunst!

Seit zwei Wochen haben wir einen Künstler zu Gast in unserem roten Appartement, den Maler Harald Huss. Wir haben uns vor drei Jahren kennengelernt, als er anläßlich einer Ausstellung in La Chapelle ebenfalls bei uns weilte. Seine Bilder sind ein Feuerwerk der Farben, in vielen Schichten teils transparent, teils opaque aufgetragen.  Sie haben mich sofort […]

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