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Interview Dominic Brown - That magic feeling

20 September - 2020
by Alice Broeksma

In his own country the Dutch artist Dominic Brown is known for his contemporary mural art printed on pillars, electricity boxes and walls. His ‘Modern Murals’ are often connected to the immediate surroundings and their history. There is a very...

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Frank Walter - Liberated through art

17 September - 2020
by Alice Broeksma

Although he tried to organise this during his lifetime, Frank Walter (1926-2009) never did see a complete exhibition of his work. The artist from Antigua, who travelled to Europe in the Fifties and lived in Britain and Germany, produced about 5000...

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Abstract landscapes by Stanislav Bojankov - ‘Inspired by everything’

3 August - 2020
by Alice Broeksma

The award-winning Bulgarian artist Stanislav Bojankov, whose work is widely exhibited, has been painting as long as he can remember. Already as a child he had the urge to dream, think and paint, surrounded by the beauty and old culture of his...

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Editors' pick: (hyper-)realistic paintings

30 July - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

Take a look at our latest editors’ pick: a selection of (hyper-)realistic paintings! Snow Girl ['Snow Girl' - Danguole Serstinskaja] 'Snow Girl' - Danguole Serstinskaja Danguole Serstinskaja is a worldwide leading drybrush painter from Lithuania...

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Rare opportunity: Tjalf Sparnaay’s early work for sale

22 July - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

Contemporary Dutch master Tjalf Sparnaay (1954) is leader of the Megarealist art movement. Enlarging everyday objects, his giant fried eggs gained worldwide fame. His earlier work ‘Poesha’ is now on the market. This is a rare opportunity, as...

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Willie Wartaal bestijgt de troon in het Mauritshuis

15 July - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

Op 23 juli 2020 brengt rapper Willie Wartaal zijn nieuwste nummer 'Mootje' uit en geeft hij een speciaal mini-concert met livestream vanuit het Mauritshuis. De rapper is alweer de vierde artiest in het kader van het muzikale project Bekijk het...

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Interview with conceptual artist Carmelo Buffoli - Restraint and reduction

1 July - 2020
by Alice Broeksma

For Carmelo Buffoli, Swiss-Italian conceptual artist, grasping the essence of existence is his core subject. It is a constant search, using various techniques -images, illustrations, installations, video- to express his discoveries. Meticulous diary...

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Editor's pick: black and white fine art photography

26 June - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

This times editor's pick focuses on black and white fine art photography. By using only black, white and shades of gray, contrasts, shapes and compositions become more prominent than on colour photos. Take a look at our selection of ten works by...

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Interview Cornell van Loon - ‘I fancied my own ‘Van Gogh’ on the wall’

18 June - 2020
by Alice Broeksma

The Dutch painter/photographer Cees van Loon -artist’s name Cornell - painted in one year 23 copies of Van Gogh. It was a one-off series in 1990, immediately snapped up by buyers abroad. He kept a few paintings himself. Cornell, now in his...

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