Town on the river (Cologne) <P>

Cologne 2001 oil on canvas 70x140

In recent years, H.C. Rüngeler has painted an increasing number of series of city images and landscapes. These have evolved to become bird's-eye views over extensive regions. In creating these pictorial universes he has followed a path that many artist have taken - from the renaissance to early modern time (Oskar Kokoschka).

 

 

Hilltop in Andalusia 2001 oil on canvas 80x100

 

Thus the light that fulfils the landscape is consciously used as a constructional element, the dramaturgical Prima Donna that all other actors pursue.

 

 

Town by the sea 2000 oil on wood 43x29

 

Contemplative tranquillity