Personal Art Work

Personal Art Work · 2020/05/01
Times are tough - very tough. For almost everybody worldwide. But sometimes a look into the past helps - and suddenly everything appears in a slightly different light. On 2020-05-08 we celebrate "75 years of the end of the 2nd world war and the Nazi regime". What do I learn from this for my uncertain future?

Personal Art Work · 2020/04/23
There is not much that makes me cringe. And only a few times I have found myself in a situation where I had only one thought: Get out of here! The Plötzesee Memorial near Berlin was one of these places. A place of pure horror.

Personal Art Work · 2020/04/13
Closed restaurants. Closed shops. Deserted streets and squares. This is the city of Salzburg's appearance since 2020-03-16. The Getreidegasse, which was still heavily frequented days ago, appears to be completely extinct. Welcome to the Ides of March 2020.

Personal Art Work · 2020/04/13
What do a photo from the year 2006 and a photo from the year 2018 have in common?

Personal Art Work · 2020/04/12
Some very personal thoughts about our difficult current situation. The conclusion for me is: "In everything negative there is also something positive". Therefore: Chin up and get through it!

Personal Art Work · 2020/03/27
From time to time we experience historically significant events. Some are positive, others are completely dispensable. We are experiencing one such negative episode in history right now: the greatest global health disaster of the last 100 years. The following post is a kind of "photographic diary" of the events of the first half of March 2020 as I experienced them. It reflects my personal mood of these momentous days.

Personal Art Work · 2020/03/25
In June 1987 the former US President Ronald Reagan spoke the famous words during his visit to Berlin: "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" 2 years and 6 months later the Berlin Wall - "Iron Curtain" - became history. The 2 photos for my personal piece art "Tear down this wall!" were taken in 2019 during my visit to Berlin. Together, the two photographs symbolize for me the time from 1933 - 1989 in Berlin: after 56 years and two dictatorships, East Berliners are streaming through the Iron...

Personal Art Work · 2020/03/02
From October 1941 until the end of the war in 1945, over 50,000 Jews were deported from Grunewald station to concentration camps such as Auschwitz-Birkenau and Theresienstadt.