Matthias Maier | Northern Flicker

“Driven by the search for beauty and harmony, the contrast between the austerity of urban structures and the playful lushness of nature, in conjunction with my philosophy of life, is source of inspiration and decisive for my work.”

— Matthias Maier

Based in Basel, Switzerland and New York City *

* Currently in Basel

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A collection of random moments on ordinary days as well as inspirational quotes.

Latest Blog entries

Matthias Maier | Learning to let go

Learning to let go

I have spent a lot of time in my life trying to find answers to the questions that bother me. At some point, I could no longer deal with the prefabricated solutions of the major religions. They offer thought models in which you can only believe. I wanted realistic answers to my questions instead.

Matthias Maier | Marine Still Lifes

Marine Still Lifes

I have always been a mountain person rather than a sea one. I grew up in the hills of the Black Forest making trips to the Swiss alps with my parents. So I have always been surrounded by a horizon limited by mountains. It was only at the age of 16, that I saw the sea for the first time.