Teufelssee

panorama, 7 large charcoal drawings on nettle cloth, together 2,6 x 24,4m (8.5x80ft)
Splash Beach- Venus Beach- Fuck Wood- Float- Dragon Wood- Christopher Beach- Shiva Shakti Beach

The drawings are based on the theme of "Teufelsee," a small lake in the middle of the forest Grunewald in Berlin. The area draws a wide range of people looking to bathe in the sun or swim in the water. Although „Teufelssee“ means „Devil's Lake," it has also become a "Garden of Eden." Young families bring their kids. Skinny full bearded hipsters lay side by side with a couple of chubby skinheads. Lesbians kiss in front of a group of young men trying to cure their hangovers. An allover tattooed mother breastfeeds her newborn child, while a middle-aged man snore in the sun and a couple of young girls discuss their recent love affairs. Everybody is nude, relaxed and peacefully enjoying life. No restrictions exist. No aggressions occur. Teufelsee is a place where the soul of Berlin is breathing, and one can feel how wide and open the heart of Berlin has become. 

Exhibitions

Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt/Main. ,
Projectspace Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York City USA,
Antebellum Gallery, Hollywood Los Angeles USA,
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First Sketch
Charcoal 30 x 30cm
Float in progress (Studio Berlin)
Charcoal on Canvas 260 x 460cm
Teufelssee Eden at Kunstverein Familie Montez
Teufelssee Eden at Kunstverein Familie Montez
Float
Charcoal on Canvas 260 x 460cm
Reiterkampf (sketch)
Reiterkampf (sketch)
Charcoal 30x30cm
Teufelssee in progress photo: Marc Kuper
Teufelssee in progress photo: Marc Kuper
Christopher Beach photo: Ludger Paffrath
Christopher Beach photo: Ludger Paffrath
Charcoal on Canvas 260x320cm
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