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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...

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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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Interview with contemporary abstract artist Kemal Yazici

4 June - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

Kemal Yazici is a contemporary abstract artist and painter based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Growing up in a village in Germany’s countryside his access to art was limited. Kemal Yazici's first exposure to art came as a teen, when a...

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Painter Titus Bovenberg: "Beauty is about feeling life energy"

19 May - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

Beauty is not an aesthetic concept for painter Titus Bovenberg ; he defines beauty as the moment at which you feel life energy flowing. Chaos, harmony and expressive colours are important ingredients in his daily struggle to bring out that beauty...

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Photography by Martin Stranka - between fantasy and reality

18 April - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

Czech photographer  Martin Stranka creates photos that represent a world between fantasy and reality; the seconds between dreaming and awakening. Stranka describes his works as illustrative, conceptual, emotive and minimalistic. He knows how...

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Meet Michael Hayter

6 April - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

Michael Hayter (b. 1961) is primarily a figurative painter of the human condition, taken from the perspective of personal experience. He qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1986 and went on to study Fine Art at London Guildhall University in the...

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Surreal black and white street-photography by Ricardo Reis

11 March - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

The Portuguese street-photographer Ricardo Reis creates surreal black and white images. His photography is a representation of how he wants reality to be. Each image tries to start a dialogue and creates a certain ambience or vibe to get a...

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Bronze dreams in pop art - Jorn van Hoorn

4 February - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

What began 5000 years ago as an alloy between copper and tin is still alive today. The casting of bronze. Telling stories, the essence of art. Telling the story in form, smell and color. The continuation of a 5000-year-old tradition translated to...

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Paintings by Louis van der Linden: a stilled world

4 February - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

The paintings by  Louis van der Linden show nature and architecture in a stilled world. His depicted places of the sea, for instance, are unrecognizable during summer when people make full use of the sun beds and umbrellas again. “On the...

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