dramatis personae

I am often asked about the strange figures which in the meantime have made my pictures unmistakably. In the course of the last decades this figure has itself developed from drawings of trees and wood-scenes into an independent and extremely stubborn person. Born from trees he kept many of the stubborn wooden characteristics of his ancestors. He always remains a little cool and stiff, even into situations of ecstasy;

  he doesn't let himself be painted at any occasion either and he fights quite decidedly against appropriate use. But the intensity of his gesticulatory, body language expression arises just from this diminution. The fact that the hands often have the form of a cross has only so much to do with religion as the observer wishes. And through his eyes one can see deep into his most distant backgrounds. As it is exact the case with us ...