Peace Art

Tausend Augen

Mike Mathes works in his studio in Saarlouis, in different places of the region and is and travels around the world to promote his peace art "Tausend Augen® for Humanity and living diversity".
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painted eyes


Mike Mathes is known for his - mostly monumental - colorful works with countless eyes; however, there are many different projects besides, some of which have their own
Tell stories, partly to appeal to different people, but always shine a Tausend Augen® in different ways.

Inspired Eyes

Inspired eyes Here arise freely associated eye artworks in the sign of my 2003 from the baptism launched worldwide peace art thousand eyes. Spontaneous coloring and felt contrast effect rub against the basic motif eye.

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Gesicht zeigen

In the early 1980s, Mike Mathes was still a student at the Städel Art Academy in Frankfurt am Main, when he was diagnosed HIV-positive.

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JPII – Requiem zum 1.Todestag Johannes Paul II. – Kunstaktion von Mike Mathes. Am Sonntag, den 2.April 2006, um 11 Uhr,  werden im Kloster Heiligenborn in Bous die Ergebnisse der Dynamischen Wanderausstellung „Requiem- Papst Johannes

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This campaign began at the Aids-Hilfe Saar, where Mike Mathes regularly offered creative courses and colorfully painted a black umbrella as motivation.

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Tausend Augen Worldwide

Mit dem Ausbruch des US-Irak-Krieges 2003 und der damit verbundenen Ohnmacht und dem Gefühl, irgendetwas tun zu müssen, hob Mike Mathes am gleichen Tag seine Kunstaktion Tausend Augen®️ aus der Taufe.

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In einem der zahlreichen Projekte an Schulen und Kindertagesstätten entwickelte sich die Idee, der Form des Saarlandes eine erweiterte Intention zu geben: ein Elefantenkind mit fliegenden Ohren, das alle mit seinem empor gehaltenen Rüssel freudig

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1000 Tableaus

With this art action it is possible to participate particularly creatively, individually or as a group (school, company or similar) in the art action Tausend Augen®️ and for humanity,

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Ambassador for Peace

Es gibt Menschen, die sich auf eigene Art und Weise für Frieden, Menschlichkeit oder vielfältiges Miteinander engagieren und so Mike Mathes neue Impulse geben.

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Mike Mathes' community of supporters is just as large and diverse as his repertoire - and that across the globe. You can become a part of it and support Mike's intentions. Mike would like to take this opportunity to thank all participants and is looking forward to further beautiful projects.


Mike has been able to inspire many people around the globe for his artistic work and his peace art Tausend Augen. Over time, initial supporters developed into partnerships that opened up new perspectives and raised Mike's peace art to a new level. Mike Mathes would like to take this opportunity to express his sincere thanks for the many years of support and great cooperation.

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