• Manfred Stumpf


    A few years ago, Manfred Stumpf’s schematized drawings consisted of fine, exact contours that mimicked the slope of his own handwriting. Now Stumpf has made the computer his own, moving from a sense of personal intimacy to an emphasis on communication. With the help of this objective medium he combines and confronts elements of traditional Christian iconography with technical symbols, juxtaposing palm branches or a donkey with a computer, telephone, or television. The donkey doesn’t merely carry a palm-holding savior but also the icons of modern communication.

    In the computer-generated image of

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