story behind

Every painting tells a story

January 2023 - Tango Argentino
January 2023 - Tango Argentino - I don't think anyone who loves to dance can resist the temptation of a stopover in Buenos Aires on a trip through South America. The idea of immersing oneself in the sizzling world of Tango Argentino... »read more

December 2022 - The Journey is the Goal
December 2022 - The Journey is the Goal - The most beautiful thing about plein air painting is painting in the open air. Just like recently in Portugal, when I planned a painting together with my daughter. The motif: she as a... »read more

November 2022 - Venice by night
November 2022 -  Venice at Night  - These were days beyond the ordinary. We were immersed in a stream of people that surged over the bridges and squares, through churches, palaces and museums, crowded over narrow footbridges and... »read more

Oktober 2022 - View from Fernanda`s Apartment
October 2022 - View from Fernanda's Apartment - For many years, a coastal town in the south of Portugal has been a second home to me. Since 1992, I have spent several weeks there every year in Fernanda's apartment – with my husband... »read more

September 2022 - BMW Boxer
September 2022 - BMW Boxer - We all have hobbies. Don't we? For me, they are an important balance to clear my head and recharge my batteries. In combination, they show something of our individuality. My hobbies, for example, are... »read more

August 2022 - In the Schlosspark
August 2022 - In the Schlosspark - Summer Holidays 1979. When all my friends were away in the summer and I was left alone in Berlin, I spent a lot of time with Charly, a little black poodle. Every day I picked up... »read more

July 2022 -Football World Cup 2014
July 2022   - Football World Cup 2014 -   I wasn't born with a ball on my foot, but I grew up in a football-loving family. My grandfather was the treasurer of the local football club, my uncles Waldemar, Hermann and... »read more

Juni 2022 - Wo der Mohn blüht
Juni 2022   - Where The Poppy Blooms - Claudia, a camerawoman by profession, met me, the painter, on the first Sunday in June to shoot a little clip of me painting. For my part, I brought along my large field easel and a finished... »read more

May 2022 - Lilies of the Valley
May 2022 - Lilies of the Valley - I can no longer tell whether the lilies of the valley in my picture came from our flowerbed in Berlin or my mother's in Hesse. Or did they grow in my mother-in-law's garden in Schleswig-Holstein?... »read more

April 2022 - The Dove of Peace in Odeceixe
April 2022 - The Dove of Peace in Odeceixe -   My favourite place, Odeceixe, is in the south of Portugal. I love the sea, the landscape, the people and their lovely nature there. It is best symbolised by the dark oval slates with... »read more