In 2007 Dietmar Brixy increasingly turns his gaze toward the iris as subject and inspiration for his art. In unusual, often startling views, the iris falls under his artistic lens. The iris quickly blossoms into the new star at the Brixy studio, stealing this year’s show, entitled “Grow”.
» In these paintings Brixy also renounces the brush. (...) It cannot be said with certainty that this artistic process is related to the gardener’s hands also always covered in earth. But it is certain that the origin of these paintings is deeply rooted in Brixy’s garden surrounding the Pumpwerk, (...). «
Dr. Annuschka Koos, Kunsthistorikerin, München