(serious) visual art (painting, sculpture, installation, etc.)

Schlijper Today

Since 2000 Amsterdam-based photographer Thomas Schlijper makes at least one picture a day, without exceptions. He manages to capture a positive view onto the world mostly in Amsterdam, Tel Aviv, Paris and elsewhere.
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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.

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Underwater sculptures

Surreal, beautiful, dreamy, amazing…
Jason deCaires Taylor‘s underwater sculptures:

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The Meaning of Life

Click here for the meaning of life:

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Ron Arad’s Camden Studio

Fantastic stuff, great guy.

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Grafitti in Lesbos

Some pictures I took during my trip to Lesbos in 09/2012.

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3D printing

Is possible now. Exhibition by various artists in De Vishal (Haarlem).

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Ron Mueck

Seeing is believing.

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Haarlem

The Flower City has recently been adopted as my new home town.

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The Amazing Whale Jaw

Took the bus between Haarlem and Schiphol, and passed along Hoofddorp, where there is this remarkable busstop called “The Amazing Whale Jaw” made by NIO architects (from Rotterdam). Read more

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Rietveld Fashion Show 2011

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. Read more

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 can be seen in the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague.

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