Artworks by Werner Hammerstingl some of my artworks since the 70's

Works on Paper
Silver spoon #1
Silver spoon #1

Caption reads: Silver spoon #1 designed for genetically endowed “stiff upper lip syndrome”. limited edition

Evidence
Evidence
Anzac day 1983
Anzac day 1983

  I used to set my students an assignment around Anzac Day. This time I decided to take on the challenge myself. I tried to convey the “feel” of this event by restricting the camera I would use to a toy camera, using only one roll of film and photographing only from the car. All [...]

Homage to the victims …
Homage to the victims ...

 

Homage to the people of Chernobyl #1 (small version)
Homage to the people of Chernobyl #1 (small version)

This and similar images around the theme of the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster were made two years after the incident, when it began to emerge how many thousands would suffer for years. Not just people either, all flora and fauna in the area was affected by mutations and degenerative diseases.  

Sacrifice
Sacrifice
Anne
Anne

 

The collector
The collector
Untitled 1979
Untitled 1979
Untitled 1986
Untitled 1986
Coke
Coke
Dream
Dream
To the victims …
To the victims …
Witnesses
Witnesses

From a series of drawings which explore the relationship between the individual and the social collective.

Self portraits 1985
Self portraits 1985

This was a particularly dark and difficult period in my life and these are just three of hundreds of drawings that helped me reflect on myself and the situation I was in at the time.

Baumann wird festgenommen…
Baumann wird festgenommen...

Work based on my reflections on the Germany I left behind and the arrest of Bommi Baumann.      

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