Art, soul or psyche in ancient Greek are terms that are directly connected with our emotional self or being. Art can have a positive effect on mental illnesses. We offer our guests, who seek protection and recovery in our clinics for a defined period of time, a healing environment with access to art. The LIMES Castle Clinics are equipped with high-quality works of art by various artists. Interested employees and guests of the LIMES Schlosskliniken thus have the opportunity to engage with the works of art in the immediate vicinity in the individual houses. The LIMES Art Collection focuses on color-intensive, contemporary works that radiate vitality and beauty. The LIMES collection now includes more than 200 works by various international artists.
The artist, Merino Pacheco (1958), who comes from Chile and lives in Germany, has donated some of his works to the LIMES Castle Clinics. Also, many of his works have been created in the LIMES studios. His works reflect the free and spontaneous way of life of his person, his country and his culture. “In my art, I try to have my works radiate joy and humor…. And where they are, create their own atmosphere of beauty and color.” – Merino Pacheco
You can find more works by Merino Pacheco here.
Emanuel de Sousa, born on the island of Madeira (Portugal) is a contemporary artist based in London. The artist focuses his activity mainly on painting and drawing the human figure. He studied Fine Arts at the University of Porto, Portugal in 1998. With his acrylic and charcoal paintings, Emanuel de Sousa embarks on a constant search for a possible truth. He describes them as a study and representation of characters defined by their personalities and inclinations.
Mounou Désiré Koffi (1994) is an emerging visual artist from Côte d’Ivoire who not only uses cell phone keypads to express the concept of technological development, but also raises the accompanying issues of technological obsolescence and environmental pollution, as well as other observations such as flooding, traffic congestion, child soldiers, or simply passing urban identities.
You can find more works by Monou Désiré Koffi here.
Vladimir Yurpalov (1954) is a Russian artist from Moscow. Since 1982 he has been a professional easel painter and one of the founders and participants in all exhibitions of the creative group “Hammer” (Alexander Kondin, Sergey Kregzhde, etc.), which emerged from the legendary Anatoly Zverev. He participated in more than 50 exhibitions, including more than 10x abroad and more than 10x in person. His works are in galleries, corporate and private collections in Russia, Israel, Canada, USA, Turkey, Japan and Europe.
You can find more works by Vladimir Yurpalov here.