abstract paintings

painted calligraphy

abstract composition with four objects
Since I'm not Chinese, one might wonder why I attach so much importance to this aspect of art. There are essentially 3 reasons: I consider traditional Chinese calligraphy to be one of the most challenging and superior art forms.
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power, elegance and savageness

composition red black
I continue to paint a lot, but it's getting harder and harder to surpass previous work. Maybe they look pretty much the same for some viewers anyway. For me, however, it is about certain issues that I would like to perfect over time.
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gestural painting a step further

composition in pink and black
The works from the series “gestural abstraction” now have content. No content in the sense that one is now figuratively led in a certain direction, but that psychological sensitivities or concepts from psychoanalysis are taken up.
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burning down the snow

surreal painting burning snow
There has long been a phrase in my ideas treasure chest: burning snow. I'm not sure if this is a creation from myself. Probably born out of my intellectual confrontation with Schubert's "Winterreise". It can just as well come from a poem or even a pop song.
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white black red

white black red gestural art
As in most of my work ideas from Chinese painting and calligraphy flow into them. I would like to take this opportunity to point out a special aspect that is of essential importance for the understanding of East Asian art: the importance of the non-represented, the nothing, the white.
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tryptich finished

mountain part or tryptich III
The title of this tryptich is mountain. In principle it shows 3 mountain peaks which together form a mountain. Just like the Chinese character for mountain 3 represents mountain peaks.
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another couple of new works

rose composition
Last weekend was another very productive one. I am working on a couple of series and was able to finish some work which can be added now. Like these painting of withered flowers, landscape, stones and abstract composition.
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