Rising

This recent painting of a nearby controversial construction site found a new home before I had a chance to post it! I painted it from a series of sketches and photos I made on Rigaer Strasse which runs east-west in the block behind my studio. Historically a zone known for its occupied dwellings and anarchy […]

Read more
Flow

After a lazy morning getting the most out of the morning sun on my east facing balcony, I walked down my favorite avenue in all of Berlin – Karl Marx Allee – to Alexanderstraße where construction has begun for the “tallest building in Berlin.” In the late afternoon light, a few cranes dangled their hooks […]

Read more
Plattenbau

What I like most about Berlin is its variety of people, food, and architectural styles from different eras coexisting side by side on the same streets. I constantly have to stop to admire the lovingly restored turn of the century Altbau apartment buildings with their Jugendstil decorative motifs and elegant foyers leading into the hidden […]

Read more