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The Path

  An exercise in expression Cue ⇒ Introduction mode What are the modes one can resort to when faced with the challenges of life? Here is a possible scenario: Cue ⇒ Artistic / Literary mode “Art is whether or not there…
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The Rothko Light

Art isn’t about what you see.

Abstract Expressionism

The difficulty with abstract expressionism like that of Barnett Newman is that it doesn't represent something (immediately) recognizable. That doesn't necessary mean there is nothing to relate to though.   First of all, it's pointless…
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Underwater sculptures

Surreal, beautiful, dreamy, amazing... Jason deCaires Taylor's underwater sculptures:                    
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The Meaning of Life

dir. Don Hertzfeldt (2005)
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Building Stories

Recently I got the latest Chris Ware, and it is safe to say that this is (yet again) his greatest masterpiece. More than just a book; you can create your own stories. No one can explain it better what joy it is to receive such brilliance than…

Grafitti in Lesbos

Lesbos/Lesvos/Λέσβος, Greece            

3D printing

Is possible now. Exhibition by various artists in De Vishal (Haarlem). More info here: Ctrl-Z.   Work from (and curated by-) Eric van Straaten            

Ron Mueck

Australian/British 'sculptor'.              
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Rietveld Fashion Show - pics & video

Last Saturday at the Rietveld Academie Amsterdam was the collaboration between Fashion students, Graphic Design and Fine Arts students which had it's climax in a crossover experience of art, design and fashion, as mentioned in my previous post. I…

Mondriaan

Dutch painter Piet Mondriaan, or Mondrian (in this more English/French friendly spelling an anagram of 'I paint modern') is by far one of my all time favourite artists. Here are some of his key works that are perhaps lesser known. Most of these…

Marinus Fuit

Came across this Haarlem artist in the local Haarlems Dagblad. What struck me was some similar themes as my uncle Joop Polder from The Hague, namely; cityscapes avoid of people, dunes, and especially trams.     Fuit's…