- TILLMANN KAUL -
Fritz, was born in Berlin on February 23rd, 1939.
After he grew up in Canada, he returned to Germany for a while,
to get a technical education.
In this period of his live he became very interested in
aerodynamics and alternative energy. To satisfy his hunger for
specific knowledge he traveled to Paris, France where he became the assistant of the well-known Polish sculptor
Shamai Haber, who
emigrated to France, in 1935.
Fritz lived and worked with him in Paris for 6 years, from 1969
to move to
Spain, to follow his
Kinetikum dreams of:
Many years he
spent developing, installing, perfecting and maintenance of his
solar systems and windmills in Ibiza, uniting his technical
knowledge with his natural passion for art.
Fritz deducted that time had come for total dedication to art &
nature, which he ’celebrated’
by creating his very first piece
the Crock >>
His perceptive eyes are intrigued by
Mother Nature’s rocks, rubber & wood and discarded ’man made’
materials, such as parts of: machines, engines of cars & motorbikes.
stainless steel and rusty iron, to create his uncostly, ’sustainable’,
environmentally-friendly sculptures and installations by processing the
collected elements into a visionary artwork.
He collects all rocks ’that speak to him’ and the old nails, that
are found near Salinas, are very inspiring to Fritz, and he has created
some amazing pieces of art with them.
Fritz’s studio is situated on a hill in one of the most beautiful parts
of Northern Ibiza, where he finds himself surrounded by inspiring
landscapes of green hills and beautiful valleys where the garden is part of
the magical, natural scenery and seems to be a
perfect place to exhibit his artworks amidst plants and grasses.
Some of his sculptures
are huge, such as the, 6.30m high, giraffe that welcomes you when
entering Fritz’s studio. Throughout the garden you will be enchanted by
the variety of animals, made of stone and iron that hide between
the plants or the insects and butterflies that rest in the warm sun.
A pack of rocky
dogs, in all shapes and sizes, keep Fritz company as does the
beautiful naked pole dancer and other human figures around his workshop
Outside, and in the workshop, you can see some aerodynamic and mechanically moving
art objects, some powered by the wind.
His artwork, known under the name
Tillmann Kaul, is much appreciated by well-known artists, VIPs and art
collectors, and over the years some of of his artwork was covered in the
local newspaper and on TV.
From 1999 till 2004 Fritz was invited to expose his pieces of art in
various art galleries in Germany and in 2004 & 2005 he was able to exhibit his art in the island of
In 2010 CLUB Diario de Ibiza
decided to dedicate their exposition room for 3 weeks to Fritz’s one of a kind
art under the name ’TRANSKINÉTICA’ as from
4 January 2011.