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Interview Ellen Davidzon: Light, and the other side

10 November - 2020
by Alice Broeksma

Ellen Davidzon, Amsterdam-based and self-taught in art, with a degree in psychology, is known for her oil paintings with beach- and city scenes full of light. Seascapes, skies, sand, happy days on the beach, timeless and free. The city -Amsterdam...

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Interview Feike de Vries - Juggling art

21 October - 2020
by Alice Broeksma

When very young it was clear the Dutch artist Feike de Vries had a real talent for drawing. His first career choice was primary school teaching, but during his training he also attended night art school in Leeuwarden, capital town of Friesland. He...

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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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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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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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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 friend...

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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 in...

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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 to...

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