She divides the paintings, in a systematic manner, into countless fields with the assistance of circles and stencils which, in turn, are then arranged and structured anew.

It is as though one could almost divide the pieces into Dionysian and Apollonian works.

Again and again, the lines form spirals, whirls and vortexes.

Sometimes Dörte Kraft adds a strong and orderly form: A bird, a star, a circular system.

5 The snail not only symbolizes sensitivity but also sluggishness and deliberation.

Change itself is the object of Kraft's painting.

XII009, 2005, mixing technique on canvas, 200 × 140 cm
Text Anna Ballestrem