Style and technique of the artist: Painting,
Blecks Blox, All-
Schlimm, schlimmo, schlimmost!
Fahrrad ist weg, wego!
Traurig. Au! Au!
Koch vom Hasengulasche?
Mr. Butzer’s paintings feature a rotating cast of cartoon characters that simultaneously manage to
be cuddly cute and forbodingly morbid. Most look like amorphous, amoeba, blob buddies, some
sinister and others totally naďve. On the back of one of the paintings (all officially untitled) an
inscriptions which reads, “Anfung und Ende von Donald Duck, erste und letzte Bild,” perhaps
gives some clue to a subject matter or story within the dense and complicated composition. For
the image could very well depict both the beginning and end of one Mr. Donald Duck, presenting
itself as a record of the obliterated animated celebrity’s remains; orange bills and disembodied