This series of sculptures in Ehlenberger's "Venusian World"
explores fantasy Landscapes with luminous vegetation, glowing lakes and
craggy mountains. His distinctive approach to the Landscape incorporates
such media as silicone, translucent paint on brushed aluminum and back-lit
lenses to evoke an other-worldly ambience.
Ehlenberger's early landscapes were first executed in the western traditional
horizontal format. However, as a result of his exposure to ancient Chinese
and Japanese landscape painting presented in a vertical format, he began
exploring landscapes in an Asian style.
Subsequently Ehlenberger also developed his own, unique approach to the
Landscape, the Discscape. A small manifestation of the Landscape, only
16" in diameter, its shape alludes to the spherical shape of the