Oil Paint

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Buddha on the Monastery Roof

These five roof tiles come from a Christian monastery or, more precisely: a Cistercian monastery . During a vacation with my parents in Bad Herrenalb (Black Forest) – I was still a child -, we passed […]

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Cycle: Approach

This drawing was created at the end of March of 2017. Since the diagnosis in 2015, my wife passed away in a slow, painful, and excruciating way. This process of dying went on until […]

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Playing Sax

As ‘A Dutiful Daughter’ (see Simone de Beauvoir: Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, 1958) I had to learn the piano. But what really fascinated me was the saxophone. During my first Semester at Uni (in Tübingen, […]

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Swabian Zen

The most important thing for Swabians is to keep everything clean. There’s this thing called “Kehrwoche”. It describes a time period where people have specific duties such as cleaning shared areas like sidewalks. Then, there’s […]

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Bark Beetle

I’ve been driving an old beetle for ages. Just as in the commercials from decades ago, it’s “running and running and running”. Strangely, the idea to merge a beetle with an old but blooming tree […]

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The Two Sides of Him

2020 had more issues than a global pandemic. Numerous cases of sexual abuse of minors were revealed and discussed in the media. The police unveiled numerous cases and brought them to court after discovering photos […]

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Mustafar

As a Star Wars fan, I was deeply impressed by “Mustafar” and the battle between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin from Star Wars Episode III. In Star Wars, Mustafar is a planet of fire, magma, lava, […]

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Moor und Wald

The painting “Moor und Wald” (marsh and forest) was inspired by walks with my dog through the ‘Stodthagener Wald’ and ‘Kaltenhofer Moor’ (a local forest and marsh). Forests and marshlands create new habitats for endangered […]

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Srin mo

Srin Mo is the pre-Buddhist Goddess or protective deity of Tibet. It’s believed that she’s laying on her back, crucified. According to legend, Buddhist temples were built on her wrists and ankles. The painting shows […]

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Myanmar 2

Myanmar has a paradisaic flora and fauna. Everywhere you look, you see temples or Buddha statues that blend into nature. But the country is politically separated. Serious human rights violations are happening under the veil […]