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 ...
I am still playing with white pigments while thinking about one’s frame of reference, the overall perceptual, conceptual, affect and action set, which is used to define the self, other people and the world. That set of beliefs has been formed by cultural influences and our conscious and unconscious decision we have been taken: we ...
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Wie kommen meine Bilder eigentlich zustande? Womit beginne ich? Gibt es einen Plan, eine Idee? Ich würde nicht von einem wirklichen Plan sprechen, aber irgendwie geistert mir etwas im Kopf herum und irgendwann muß ich meine Gedanken und Gefühle nach außen bringen und dann fange ich einfach an. Das passiert ehrlich gesagt sehr intuitiv, es […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]