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LARGED-SIZED WORKS

all works: acrylic paint, graphite pencil and chalk on pasteboard, ca. 200 x 150 cm.

“....I work on a wall where there are almost always three sheets of white Bristol board in portrait format. They measure around 200 x 150 cm and hang in a row. My materials consist of a bucket of water, brushes, sponges, acrylic paint and lots of chalk. The three panels sometimes remind me of the folding altars in old churches and of the Holy Trinity – memories of my devout Catholic childhood. I work on all three at the same time. If I can’t make any progress on one surface, I switch to another. Each work is independent of the others and not part of a triptych. My sparse, simple work materials correspond to my need for manageability and focusing on the essentials. On these boards, I negotiate my themes and transform them into images, using them to create what I am consciously or unconsciously preoccupied with and make it visible. Visions or two-dimensional events as visual offerings for the eyes of the beholders emerge. My self-defined mission: to create the images in a way that gives them the power to seduce their beholders into coming to grips with what they are seeing on the level of perceiving and experiencing…”


Trio, 2015

Trio, 2015

Stylites, 2015

Stylites, 2015

Crowded, 2015

Crowded, 2015

Walk in the park, 2014

Walk in the park, 2014

At the cape, 2014

At the cape, 2014

Down the road, 2014

Down the road, 2014

Get away, 2014

Get away, 2014

Crusader, 2011/2014

Crusader, 2011/2014

No man's land, 2013

No man's land, 2013

Swift, 2013

Swift, 2013

Two by two, 2011

Two by two, 2011

Storming the top, 2010

Storming the top, 2010

Infront of the barrier, 2010

Infront of the barrier, 2010

At the edge of the screen, 2008

At the edge of the screen, 2008

In the scenery, 2008

In the scenery, 2008

Without footing, 2008

Without footing, 2008

Faith and hope, 2007/2008

Faith and hope, 2007/2008

Headman, 2005

Headman, 2005

At a leap, 2005

At a leap, 2005

Insetted, 2000

Insetted, 2000

 




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