Thoughts about art:

No matter if we have to deal with an abstract painting or with an portrait; the essence of a painting is allways: paint and the shape we create with it.  

Nevertheless, i graduated with huge abstract paintings, but i also kept painting portraits. Over the years, it seems, those abstracts and the potraits became closer. Perhaps maybe, they became  - one and the same.

For me, painting portraits does not mean: paint it (one) like it looks like. It is not the visible reality i want to show you. 

The same story goes up for the birds.

I think, art has a reality in its own. It has something to show you,  and to say to us.   


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