Monthly archive of May 2013

Thank you my dear readers!

Wednesday, den 29. May 2013

After almost 4 years on this blog I think it is time to say thank you to those who read and follow this humble weblog on a regular basis. For the future I will change the content of this blog. There will be more writing on art, artists, exhibitions and art books I would like [...]

Christopher Lehmpfuhl – Plein air painting video

Saturday, den 25. May 2013

There is a video portrait about Christopher Lehmpfuhl and his project to paint the new center of Berlin (link to video). Christopher Lehmpfuhl has studied in Berlin and lives there for many years. In the interview sequences he explains that he decided to develop a contemporary version of impressionist painting style in his own distinct [...]

Eva and Otto Pankok

Monday, den 20. May 2013

On a short holiday break I learned about Otto Pankok ((1893-1966), a German “charcoal painter”, and his daughter Eva. In the hotel we stayed I enjoyed a permanent exhibit of large plein air oil paintings done by Eva Pankok between 1972 and 2009 in Provence (slide show). Unfortunately there are not many good images of [...]

Contemporary automobiles – rotten playing cards from the 60′s

Wednesday, den 1. May 2013

After long last I framed my favorite found objects : Contemporary automobiles, rotten playing cards from the 1960′s, found in the woods. These playing cards were stacked and hidden in and under the litter of autumn leaves until end of 2010. I selected four of them, a Mercedes-Benz quartet including the famous 200D,W110 “Fintail” model [...]