2012, Acrylic on canvas, 90 x 120 cm (WxH)
In all formats, a serial obsession, an element of repetition and thus of collecting can be found, which in turn is a basic principle of travel - and actually a basic principle of life. In art, in life and on the journey: Place follows place, kilometre follows kilometre, station follows station, day follows day and year follows year. Last but not least, skull follows skull and Stocks counting stops at the beginning of 2019 at 284 pieces of this classic motif of the past. 284 painted skulls, which in turn are related to the 106.6 billion people born so far.
About the artist
lives and works there and in Vienna.
From the age of 14 he completed his apprenticeship as a wood and stone sculptor in Innsbruck.
At the age of 20 he began to study painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna with Arnulf Rainer (accepted without entrance examination).
With 25 group exhibition "Junge Szene" Secession Vienna.
At the age of 30 he sold his first painting to a museum (Mumok Vienna).
With 35 group exhibition "Heaven" PS1 (MoMA) NYC.
With 40 millionaire (Schilling).
2007 "Witchpainter" curator.
With 50 "antidepressants" curator and exhibition participations in museums: DCA Dundee, Mumok Vienna, Museum Weserburg Bremen, Ferdinandeum Innsbruck.
With 55 ...