The Cologne School - Relevant Once Again

written by Boris Podrecca

photo Damil Kalogjera

Despite my age, I still have not seen others or myself make the work of art that I have had in front of my eyes since my youth. It floats in my mind, sometimes even crystallizes in my sleep, but I have never been able to fully capture or accomplish it.

Hermann Finsterlin


Today, at the turn of the secular into post-secular era, reason and spirituality are entering into a new relationship. Architecture has also shown an interest for personalities, which were obscured and discredited by encyclopaedic modernism. Each European cultural circle had its dissidents. When faced with a quick succession of trendy avant-gardes, they opposed them in a subjective and spiritual way.