"stiller" is a comprehensive contract work made for an office in the German defense ministery.  It refers to a passage in Max Frisch's book Stiller, where Stiller is confronted with his neglected military equipment. 

This tribute to Jackson Pollock is a single large scale painting. 

The series "max frisch" gives tribute to one of the most important German speaking authors and illustrates a number of his books (Homo Faber, Gantenbein, Montouk).

"ball game dynamics" has been inspred by a rather important soccer event in 2014. 

"office" is a rather comprhensive contract work for a very successful German technology company.   

The Rorschach test is a psychological test in which subjects' perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation, complex algorithms, or both. Some psychologists use this test to examine a person's personality characteristics and emotional functioning. It has been employed to detect underlying thought disorder, especially in cases where patients are reluctant to describe their thinking processes openly.The test is named after its creator, Swiss psychologist Hermann Rorschach. In the 1960s, the Rorschach was the most widely used projective test. This series is a small tribute to this great psychologist. 

"experiment" is a contract work for an office of a methodology professor at the University of Cologne. The work has been especially made to fit a large wall in his office and reflects ironically on experimental set-ups in psychology.  

"fishli and weiss" is a contract work for a company office in Bonn and a tribute to the book of the artists' duo Fischli and Weiss "Will happiness find me?"  The series has been painted within just one week on the company's premises prior to the company moving into the office.  

This series has been contracted by a local law office.  

This work refers to the peom "Signal" by  Mascha Kaléko. The text of the poem  is: Als wir zu dritt, die Strasse überquerten, wurde sogar die Verkehrsampel rot. Umstellt von der Meute abgasschaubender Wagen, ergriff ich den Arm des einen, der rechts von mir ging. Nicht den des anderen, dessen Ring ich trug. Als wir zu viert uns jenseits der Kreuzungen trafen, wussten es alle. Der eine. Der andre. Das Schweigen. Und ich.

"flowers" is one of a few brief excursion in the botanical world. 

"bubbles" explores the beauty of bubbles. 

"explorations" is a series of pictures that has been painted during a short creative burst following the loss of a long lasting love.   

"online dating" is a series of five acrylic paintings rach 15 cm x 8 cm. 

"fast lady" is a custom made triptichone for a rather colorful house of a friend of the artist.

"drawing by numbers" is a series based upon a text analyses of the acopolypse.  I have looked which numbers are mentioned in the text and which objects are associated to these numbers.  The paintings combine these numbers and objects an provide thereby a biblicalreference that can be decoded only by those who know the text. It makes the paintings secret religious signals in a rather secularized world.  

"calydoscope" is a large 4 meter by 4 meter christmas installation for a church in Hamburg. 

"ohne glauben keinen zweifel"  (translates without belief there is no doubt)  is a series of 12 interpretations of the turin shroud.  This series has been exhibited in two protestant churches in Hamburg (2003) and Berlin (2004). This in itself has been an interesting experiment, to take a work that reflects upon a catholic relique into protestant churches, however, the experiment went well and ignited an impressive variety of religious reflections amongst the congregations.   

"personal notes" has been an artistic restart after a rather long artistic break during the artist's PhD period. Ray did paint during his PhD but only one canvas over and over, which was eventually "donated" to a gallery next to the Tate Modern on a like warm summer moring of 1999. "personal notes" has been painted in Vienna and demarcates a fragile re-entry in a more lasting creative life.  

"creatures of the sea" has been a series of works made and exhibited in Michgan USA.  Unfortunately not all photographs of the works survived, thus,only a fraction of the entire series can be shown here.  The works were acrylic painted on wood, approximately 140 cm x 140 cm.    

"marie" is a reference to a wonderful women I once met in the USA. 

"das licht" (translates: the light) has been a wonderful sexually and morbidly overloaded work from a young man in the early stages of his artistc development.  

"la manzana sobre la luna" (translates: the apple over the moon) has been painted and exhbited in Santiago de Chile. The exhibition was in La Universidad Catholica alongside a dance event of the famous young Chilean dancer Estebàn Hernandez Meyer.  

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