Montag, 9. Januar 2017

Frida Kahlo de Rivera

(July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954), born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón was a Mexican painter known for her self-portraits. Kahlo's life began and ended in Mexico City, in her home, which is known as "La Casa Azul," the Blue House. Her work has been celebrated internationally as emblematic of Mexican national and indigenous traditions, and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form. (Quoted from

Paul Cézanne

Watercolour, 24 x 32 cm


Mittwoch, 4. Januar 2017

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.
Born Harry Rupp in Hamburg, Rowohlt was the son of publisher Ernst Rowohlt and actress Maria Rowohlt; his parents married in 1957.
Rowohlt is known for his insightful and humorous translation of Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. He also published German translations of works by Philip Ardagh, Donald Barthelme, Hilaire Belloc, Roger Boylan, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Leonard Cohen, Robert Crumb, David Sedaris, Kenneth Grahame, Ernest Hemingway, Flann O'Brien, Gilbert Shelton, Shel Silverstein, James Joyce, and Kurt Vonnegut.
In 1999 he was awarded the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis für Übersetzung. And in 2005, he received the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis for his translation work. (Quoted from


Freies Aktzeichnen in der Galerie Nothburga in Innsbruck am 2. Jänner 2017