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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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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 makes me very happy. This is why:

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

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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.

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

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Click here for the meaning of life:

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

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Seeing is believing.

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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.

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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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Came across Marinus Fuit, 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.

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Beautiful colours, concepts, mood, funny, “poignant”…
Welcome to the world of Israeli illustrator (Brooklyn based) Koren Shadmi. You can view more of his work here.

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On Saturday the 18th of June the collaboration between Fashion students, Graphic Design and Fine Arts students will have it’s climax in a crossover experience of art, design and fashion.

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