When the owners built this house, it was already clear that a sculpture had to be placed at the entrance. Now, royal protectors provide a curved contrast to the clean lines of the building.
Without appreciation, there would be no art. Here, two people invited me to develop and implement an idea for them. I experienced a lot of trust, generosity and courage – because they ordered what I proposed to them. Without knowing exactly how it would come out. As little as I really «knew» myself.
In each of my works, there is a part of not-knowing, of daring, in addition to wanting—ideally, a gift of success that goes beyond me.
Only after the montage could I see: it carries. And the contrast between archaically curved wood and geometrically clear architecture could not be better. It is what I wanted and more.
Nice gift: «Hochparterre» acknowledges the intervention as «Art on the Column» (German, PDF).