Victory of life

Life circulates, forms a cycle that continues uninterruptedly. Just as the globe as a whole the globe as a whole, natural events can also be reduced to the Canary Island of Tenerife. Tenerife. All life originates on the breeding ground of the four elements water, fire, earth and air.

The victory of life lives from the Teide, which is the center. It cites the nourishing soil on which on which the fruit of life springs forth powerful and alive. At the same time, the volcano gives the elixir of life, water.

Under the energizing influence of the sun grow the symbols of life, apples, pears, a dragon tree and a snail, grow out of the volcanic rock. An egg, inside of which an image of the big world can be found again, thematizes the most ancient questions of biology: What came first? The flower or the fruit? Last but not least, the animal world and man play a role in the events.

A pyramid, which springs from the sea - the water, reflects the evolutionary history of man and refers, because of its small size, to the small importance of man in the natural context.

(2011, 130x115 cm, Oil on Wood)

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