THE STORY OF "LONG WAY HOME"
"We all travel the Milky Way together, trees and men," John Muir famously said. This is the notoriously fluid Milky Way, rising behind the proudly stoic Flatirons, creating a striking contrast of the evanescent moment in an enduring place. The town at the foot of this iconic range became my first home in the United States. So, on its surface, this piece showcases our planet's passage on its way through the universe, yes. But it is also a reflection of my very own, personal transition: Geographically, as the place where I created a new existence after leaving my old life in my native Germany behind — and personally, as here I grew from from boy to man, from enthusiast to expressive artist, always looking up rather than down, from the foot of this range, dreaming big, step by step.
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