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Reflections

Just made a cup of coffee without caffeine, with frothed organic soy ‘milk’ (so without actual milk) and added some stevia (no sugar, zero calories) to top. So what the hell am I actually drinking…??

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David Bowie, Hero

Just as his latest and enigmatic brilliant video ‘Lazarus’ came out on his 69th birthday it turned out to be quite something else.

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Stromae

Stromae makes me very happy. This is why:

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The Rothko Light

Art isn’t about what you see. What did I know…?

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Moebius Redux

Great documentary about the late Jean Giraud, better known as Moebius, perhaps the biggest genius in the world of European “comics”, reaching well beyond the genre and creating visuals for films like Tron and the Fifth Element… all that accompanied by the alien tunes of former Kraftwerk member Karl Bartos. Read more

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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Once upon a hilltop

Hello World

Hello World

Words are often written with letters.
Sentences on the other hand contain words. They might make use of punctuation.

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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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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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