The mysterious atmosphere of this picture is inspired by David Lynch’s films. As with Lynch, the artist creates a somehow threatening atmosphere, without it being possible to say what exactly the threatening is. The actual story takes place in the mind of the viewer. Whoever looks at the picture can ask himself what the two monkeys see. Are they threatened or are they themselves threatening? At first glance, the animals appear cute, as is their function in a zoo. At the second glance we notice in what an uncomfortable role we find ourselves in as observers. How do we deal with our fellow creatures, what are we to them? Is there a magical connection between us?
What is remarkable is Wolff’s technical precision, which does virtuoso justice to the sensual impressions of light and materiality.

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