Mittwoch, 20. Februar 2019


Confucius (551–479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. (Quoted from

Evo Morales

Evo Morales (born October 26, 1959) is a Bolivian politician and cocalero activist who has served as President of Bolivia since 2006. Widely regarded as the country's first president to come from the indigenous population, his administration has focused on the implementation of leftist policies, poverty reduction, and combating the influence of the United States and multinational corporations in Bolivia. (Quoted from


Freitag, 15. Februar 2019

Erwin Ringel

Erwin Ringel (April 27, 1921 in Timișoara (Romania) – July 28, 1994 in Bad Kleinkirchheim (Austria)) was an Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist who dedicated his life to suicide prevention and who, in 1960, defined the presuicidal syndrome. In 1960 he founded the International Association for Suicide Prevention. (Quoted from

Watercolour and ink, 21 x 29,7 cm

Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2019

Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). (Quoted from

Watercolour and ink, 21 x 29,7 cm


Maria Schneider

Maria-Hélène Schneider (27 March 1952 – 3 February 2011), known as Maria Schneider, was a French actress. She starred opposite Marlon Brando in Bernardo Bertolucci's film "Last Tango in Paris" (1972). (Quoted from


Freitag, 8. Februar 2019


Life drawing at the Galerie Nothburga in Innsbruck on January 7th, 2019

Carles Puigdemont

Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó (born 29 December 1962 in Amer, Girona) is a Catalan politician and journalist from Spain, currently living in Belgium. A former Mayor of Girona, Puigdemont served as President of the Government of Catalonia from January 2016 to October 2017 when he was removed from office by the Spanish Government following the unilateral Catalan declaration of independence. He is chair of the Catalan European Democratic Party (PDeCAT) and leader of the Junts per Catalunya (JuntsxCat) electoral alliance. (Quoted from

Watercolour and ink, 21 x 29,7 cm

Montag, 4. Februar 2019

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico (10 July 1888 – 20 November 1978) was an Italian artist and writer. In the years before World War I, he founded the "Scuola Metafisica Art Movement", which profoundly influenced the surrealists. After 1919, he became interested in traditional painting techniques, and worked in a neoclassical or neo-Baroque style, while frequently revisiting the metaphysical themes of his earlier work. (Quoted from


Jean-Michel Basquiat

"I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life."


Samstag, 19. Januar 2019

The Brexiteer

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Brexit, a portmanteau of "British" and "exit", is the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). It follows the referendum of 23 June 2016 when 51.9 per cent of those who voted supported withdrawal. Withdrawal has been advocated by Eurosceptics, both left-wing and right-wing, while Pro-Europeanists (or European Unionists), who also span the political spectrum, have advocated continued membership. (Cited from

Dienstag, 15. Januar 2019

Philip Glass

Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the late 20th century. Glass's work has been described as minimal music, having similar qualities to other "minimalist" composers such as La Monte Young, Steve Reich, and Terry Riley. Glass describes himself as a composer of "music with repetitive structures", which he has helped evolve stylistically. (Quoted from

Pencil on paper, 21 x 29,7 cm


Sonntag, 13. Januar 2019

Félix Tshisekedi

Félix Tshisekedi (born 13 June 1963) is the leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), the oldest and largest opposition party of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of 10 January 2019, he is the President-elect of the DRC. (Quoted from

Sonntag, 6. Januar 2019

Harry Rowohlt

Harry Rowohlt (27 March 1945 – 15 June 2015) was a German writer and translator. He also played the role of a derelict in the famous German weekly-soap Lindenstraße. (Quoted from

Pencil on paper, 21 x 29,7 cm


Life drawing at the Galerie Nothburga on January 2nd, 2019

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