“Morphogenesis” is the name of a sculpture series I started about twenty
years ago. Stone blocks and boulders of basalt and granite found in nature
transform, through changes in their surfaces and shapes, into something
biomorphic. They may evoke primordial plants, fruits, pine cones, mythic or
These sculptures are made in dimensions ranging from the small to the
huge. Whether installed as a single piece, a pair, or a group, the sculptures
turn into landmarks, involving the entire body and mind of the observer.
The pieces are manufactured in my studio in Germany or in other countries
and shipped to destination.
We were fascinated by these lines; like an original piece of nature suddenly
coming to life, nature‘s birth written by the poetry and the hammer of Albert.
One can feel the perfection, look at it, receive it into his or her soul... and the
Poppy Salinger Poppy and Pierre Salinger Foundation - France 2016
The execution of the work becomes a dissection, a peeling process achieving
the most diverse lines and edges that lead to a complete transformation of
the surface. The stone has, like a butterfly, left behind the larval state and now
reveals itself in new-found beauty and affectivity.
Beate Reifenscheid Director, Ludwig Museum Koblenz