The subtlety of the small works, whose compositions incorporate characteristic elements of cigar-boxes like the impressed writing of the brand or coloured frames of paper, are not recognizable by the viewer at first glance, given that they hang far up in the gallery space. Particular attentiveness is required.
Bernd Völkle was born in 1940 in Müllheim. He lives and works in Tannenkirch/Baden and participated in several exhibitions in Germany and abroad. Amongst others the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, the Kunstmuseum Basel and the Kupferstichkabinett of the Staatlichen Museen in Berlin are hosting some of his works.