Seylech (Charles) Leuthard, Künstler des Lichts.

23 August 2018

65th entry, Meiringen

I like writing my artist’s diary best in a café with coffee and cake. And this is exactly what I am doing right now.

I had planned to paint large-scale universal paintings this summer but it didn’t quite turn out that way – like it often does. There were orders of crystals suns to be taken care of and the work at sculptures and natural works of art for upcoming exhibitions took up all my time.

I took a break on a Sunday and on the spur of the moment decided to visit the Kunsthaus (museum of art) in Luzern. In front of one of the exhibits I had an inspiration which thrilled me. The work was large, colorful, and had an assembly of various materials like a mosaic but it was quite unprofessional in its craftsmanship and pretty dull in its expression. I imagined something similar. Also large, full of different materials, and in various shades of gold but filled with light and spirit. A series of golden tablets.

Yesterday I finished the first one: Solar System I