Kannst du es irgendwie südfranzösischer machen?

Ich male nicht nur Leinwände an, sondern auch richtige Wände, genauer gesagt, ich verputze sie. So auf die traditionelle Art, mit Kalk, Sand, Gips und Marmormehl, je nach Untergrund und Verwendungszweck. Das ist für alte Häuser hier in Südfrankreich die beste und auch nachhaltigste Methode. Die alten Häuser sind überwiegend aus Natursteinen und Kalk oder […]

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Malen: wie beginnen – wann enden?

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 […]

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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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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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Perfect Blue

I was searching for a long time for the perfect blue, played around with different pigments, lost my track a bit through the dead of my mother and finally felt that I need another colour in this painting. My perfect blue has got a dash of green, a green I created by adding some terre […]

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Silver Grey

It is often said that grey is not a colour, but a statement, if you want to hide or remain invisible (the grey mouse). Sometimes, instead of positioning oneself for one side or another, we are looking for a way in the middle between two opposites, between white and black. But grey can also be […]

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Exploratory Painting

I am always experimenting with different natural materials, such as lime, marble powder, fine sand, ash, to create depth and structure. The challenge lies in bonding these materials and adhere them to a flexible canvas. Sometimes, they just crumble away after drying. Using a mix of pure lime with marble powder, which is used for […]

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Yellow

In the middle of the winter, when it became really cold, grey and windy, when the sun did not shine for a few days, I was longing for the blue sky and bright light. I thought of using yellow, the colour of the sun, to create a painting which could brighten up this time of […]

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Traces

While tidying up my sentimental stuff a few weeks ago, I found some special editions from German newspapers to celebrate the German unification on October 3, 1990. This event was crucial for my life, but that’s another story. When reading through these newspapers again, my ideas about creating paper collages took shape. It’s been a […]

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The Signature of my Art

Signing my paintings is always the last part of my work, when signed, the painting is ready. To me, it’s the sign of completion, like an approval of the result of a creative process. I have talked to artists and did a little research, and I also always paid attention to the signatures in galleries […]

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