Karrer is from Binningen, Basel and lives and works in Basel. He has a BA in teaching and art education from Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel.
The work shown in Miami had a dark has a haunting quality. The painting to the right calls to mind silent films--works by Carl Theodor Dreyer or F.W. Murnau.
The subtlety in the color of the lower painting doesn't come through in this photograph. The texture does come through a bit. It is a painting that needs to be considered and viewed for some time to be appreciated. I came back to it during the week I was there three times.