Group of works

CORONA STATE

2020 – 2022

Westdeutsche Zeitung, 8.1.2022

Interview Ludger K.

with Simon Rosenthal

on the occasion of his exhibition

„SEZESSION – Give me your tired, your poor / your huddled masses yearning to breath free“

from 01.10. – 19.11. 2022 in at Galerie Friedrich+Ebert, Wuppertal, Germany

Only authorised gallerys for these works are:

Galerie Friedrich+Ebert


„Chinavirus“, 2020, Digital collage,
various sizes and limitations.
Signed, dated and limited on the reverse side

„Brasilianische Mutante“, 2021,Digital collage,
various sizes and limitations.
Signed, dated and limited on the reverse side

„Indische Mutante“, 2021, Digital collage,
various sizes and limitations.
Signed, dated and limited on the reverse side


„Russische Mutante“, 2021,Digital collage,
various sizes and limitations.
Signed, dated and limited on the reverse side


„Amerikanische Mutante“, 2021, Digital collage,
various sizes and limitations.
Signed, dated and limited on the reverse side

„German Mutant“ 30. 08. 2021, Digital collage,
various sizes and limitations.
Signed, dated and limited on the reverse side
Because of this work the artist was
for „incitement of the people“. Proceedings are still ongoing.

„Memento/ German Mutant“, 2022, 130×120 cm, Light box with Venetian mirror, interior coated with Black3.0, picture frame made of iron and barbed wire, Galleryprint „German Mutant“ 40×30 cm. The work „German Mutant“ inside becomes clearly visible only when the viewer presses the switch mounted on a panel with QR codes. These codes are source references to primary and secondary sources. The study of these – in the context of German corona politics – led the artist to this work. The collection of sources is not yet complete and expandable.

Rechts: „Memento/ German Mutant“, 2021-2022, 130×120 cm, Light box with Venetian mirror, illuminated. Interior coated with Black3.0, iron and barbed wire picture frame, Galleryprint „German Mutant“ 40×30 cm.
Left: „Eau de Salut“ illuminated object, 2021, 29×23 cm, beech wood frame, wrought iron acorns.

Detail from „Memento / „German Mutant“, 2021, picture frame of iron and barbed wire, Galleryprint „German Mutant“ 40×30 cm.

Switch to „Memento / German Mutant“, 2022. plywood, sticker, light switch, cable (green in, black out). The codes are source references to primary and secondary sources, the study of which – in the context of German corona politics – led me to this work. The source collection is not yet complete or expandable.

„Eau de Salut“- luminous object, 2021, digital collage, 29×23 cm, beech wood frame, wrought iron acorns.

Left: „Being and Nothingness (Middle Altar)“, 2022, 310x 430 cm, batik in cotton.
Right: „Cold vaccination offer“, 2021, Galleryprint, 80×60 cm.

„Cold vaccination offer“, 2021, Galleryprint, 80×60 cm, description of the offer on Ebay, print on photo paper about 13×20 cm, towel, 200×150 cm.

„Cold vaccination offer“, 2021, description of the offer on Ebay, print on photo paper ca. 13×20 cm.

Left: „Cold Vaccination Offer“, 2021, mixed media, „Eau de Salut“, 2021, digital collage, 60x60cm (various sizes and limitations, signed, dated and limited on reverse), „American, Brazilian, Russian Mutant“, all 2021 and „Chinavirus“, 2020, all digital collages, all 80x60cm (various sizes and limitations, signed, dated and limited on the back), right: „Homage to Beuys“, 2021, mixed media, 70×50 cm, limited edition. Front: cuddly blanket „The Chinavirus-Series“, 2021 different sizes. „No.1 Chinavirus“- Cocktail, 2022, glass bottle, mixed media, limited edition. Art hoodie „Government Compliant“, 2021, various sizes.

„Eau de Salut,“ 2021, digital collage,
(various sizes and limitations,
signed, dated and limited on the back).
The bottom rim reads „0.06702 OZ./ 2.25ML.
Made in Germany by BNT, An der Goldgrube 12,
55131 Mainz, Germany“

(from top left to bottom right) „American, Brazilian, Russian Mutant“, all 2021 and „Chinavirus“, 2020, each.
80×60 cm, galleryprint, (various sizes and limitations,
signed, dated and limited on the back).

„Hommage an Beuys #100.birthday: „Everybody is an Artist““, 2021, Mixed Media, 70 x 50 cm, Limited Edition

Cuddly blanket „The Chinavirus Series“, 2021 different sizes

„No.1 Chinavirus“- Cocktail, 2022. Water, Club Mate, Mountain Dew, Lime Juice, Orange Blossom Water, Kiwisirup, Green Banana Sirup, Green Apple Sirup, American Moonshine, Chinese Bamboo Liqueur, German „Lauterbacher Tropfen“

Art-Hoodie „Compilant to the Government“, 2021, various sizes

„The Scent of Residual Reason,“ 2022, digital collage, various sizes and limitations.
Signed, dated and limited on the back.

„The Chinavirus – Series, 2020 – 2021“ #1, Digital collage, various formats and limitations. Signed, dated and limited for the paper version on the front, for other print technical on the back.
„The Chinavirus – Series, 2020 – 2021“ #2, Digital collage, various formats and limitations. Signed, dated and limited for the paper version on the front, for other print technical on the back.