Animal Paintings

A Pair of Puffins (acrylic on canvas; 30x24cm; August 2016) True Grit (2016, acrylic on canvas; 24×18 cm)   Kissing Horses (2016, acrylic on canvas; 40×30 cm)   Gray Wolf (2015, acrylic on canvas; 50×40 cm)   In Love with Polar Bears (2015, acrylic on canvas; 40×30 cm)  

The Heart of the Great Alone – Polar Expedition

I´ve always been very interested in the history of Polar exploration, as well as in early photography and the conditions under which it was accomplished. My fourth and fifth painting were therefore heavily influenced by another book I was reading at that time – “The Heart of the Great Alone – Scott, Shackelton and AntarcticContinue reading “The Heart of the Great Alone – Polar Expedition”

Lost in the Wild

This is my second painting, which was rather inspired by a poem than a by a painter. The stanza which particularly touched my heart is part of the poem “In Memoriam A.H.H.”(1849), written by  the famous victorian poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1862). The Poet Laureate wrote this requiem in memory for his beloved friend ArthurContinue reading “Lost in the Wild”

In the Mood for … William Turner

I actually – and secretely – started this project last winter, when I buried myself in a book about Impressionism and became aware of my deeply hidden wish to be able to paint just like the great painters, whom I´ve already admired for years. This desire has become quite overwhelming and so I finally gaveContinue reading “In the Mood for … William Turner”