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Category Archives: printmaking

Fünf Jahre

So lang. Das Meer und das Leben,Monotype on Blotting paper, 40x30cm Letztens lief ich nach Hause nach dem Shoppen bei Marks und Sparks und erinnerte mich an ein Gespräch. Draußen vor Karstadt Sport. Du meintest, ich würde mal Bücher publizieren. Ich war 22, lachte lauthals und zeigte dir nen Vogel. Du spinnst ja, du Träumer! […]

Happy birthday, Anni!

For the past few days I’ve been watching my calendar moving towards 10 October. There are two dates I’ve remembered since forever: 21 April 1913 and 10 October 1915 – two of my grandparent’s birthdays. Well: today it’s my granny’s. And as a present, she gets a seascape in mixed media printmaking. She loved travelling […]

Dora Maar with green fingernails

Pablo Picasso, Dora Maar with Green FingernailsOil on Canvas, 1936Museum Berrgruen, Berlin She looks at you from the wall at the Museum Berggruen in Berlin Charlottenburg. No – not really. She doesn’t look at you. She simply looks. Observes. All around her, her eyes surveying not one direction but several at once. She was a […]

My avocado tree

is now being finally represented in three-colour, varied textured, monoprint. I tried out a fourth mask to see how the shapes translate into print. And it works: Print Project 1.3 Avocado leaf #4Monotype on blotting paper, 20x25cm I had experimented with a number of colours – a green/blue, orange and lemon yellow seemed a good […]