Friday, February 18, 2022

German Day, Part 2 - The Art of Sascha Schneider

I recently came across some additions to my collection of the works of Sascha Schneider, and thought I'd share some.  (Click on his label at right for some past posts and some biography.)  I'm starting with a typical piece that shows a man who seems to be about to struggle with some ogres.  This is a common motif in Schneider's art, and sometimes it's hard to tell if the protagonist is a hero or a victim.



  1. I'm guessing that Laurel wreath indicates heroism. His fists are clenched and his body language shows confidence and toughness. He isn afraid. I noticed that, while the artist does not give these figures large peters, the aren't "classically small," either.

    1. When Schneider drew male anatomy, it was just about always accurate to norms. I'm not sure if that is a laurel wreath or an odd hair style, but I agree about the body language. Also, I just took a closer look at the ogres, and two of them don't seem too intimidating.