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Welcome to the Atelier of Dr. Rotraut Wurst

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Moving Water, as if in Water

The work is inspired by a Qigong exercise. The flowing movements of the hands are based on water or the idea of standing in water and using the hands to move the water, the waves, […]

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Floating

This work was inspired by a friend, also an artist – Noire LaZard – and her drawings of cubes that give the viewer the impression of floating through various dimensions. I worked with canvas, acrylic […]

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Buddha through the Ages

I was inspired to create this painting following an idea for a talk on the Hellenistic influence on Buddhist art by Elizabeth. Elizabeth is one of the IQBC volunteers and guest facilitator of the 26th […]

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The Black Walnut Tree (Diptych)

The two pictures show the facets of a black walnut tree. It originates from the east of the USA and also grows in Texas. It is mixed-sex, so it has male and female flowers. The […]

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World in Shards

The picture is inspired by the Japanese art of kintsugi, in which ceramic or porcelain shards are glued together with urushi lacquer and gold powder to restore broken tea bowls, for example. The aesthetic principle […]

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The Cats conquering my Space

Cats are very independent pets. They need their humans as can openers, but what else?The tricolored cat in the foreground, a so-called lucky cat, dominates the room. Her jump is purposeful, her body tense and […]

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Supermassive black holes

This painting was created from two old, rusty circular saw blades that someone had thrown away, canvas, plaster bandages and acrylic paint. The dynamic of the circular saw blades, which were glued to the canvas […]

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Who´s the Monster?

Great white sharks or sharks are generally seen as people-eaters or at least as highly dangerous monsters. Yet the shark is essential to the ecology of the oceans. However, the real monster is the human […]

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Focused

This image of a lion was inspired by an example of a movement in Qigong, where the idea is that a cup is taken from a shelf. Normally, a person would stretch out their arm […]

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All these Boxes

The inspiration was to create a self-portrait in a colorful and therefore eye-catching suit that I like to wear. At the same time, all the thoughts or assumptions that I encounter from other people who […]