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Interview Ernesto Lemke - Brickpainting: painting with Lego

3 July - 2021
by Alice Broeksma

Taking part in ‘Lego Masters’ started off as a joke. Ernesto Lemke saw the tv-show at home and texted observations to a colleague. On impulse, they decided to take part. Lego Masters is a reality show in which teams compete to build the best...

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Interview Tim van Broekhuizen: 1600 images - The Great War Day by Day

30 May - 2021
by Alice Broeksma

The First World War centenary made Dutch illustrator Tim van Broekhuizen realise how little he and other people in The Netherlands today know about this important conflict. He decided to study the war years 1914-1918 and, as a visual arts teacher...

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Mirjam Verschoor’s Memento Vitae: Capturing moments in time

13 May - 2021
by Alice Broeksma

The passing of time and the inevitability of death have always featured large for the Dutch artist Mirjam Verschoor. In previous generations her family suffered tragic loss, and at a very young age she herself was so ill doctors did not expect her...

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Interview with Kimberly Poppe: Impermanent moments

11 May - 2021
by Alice Broeksma

Kimberly Poppe’s photography is led by a contemplative approach to experiencing and seeing the world. Her refined, abstract compositions are based on visual openness and joy, with an instinctive attraction to colour, texture, light and...

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Interview with Erich Boehm: ‘Follow your soul into the sunset’

11 May - 2021
by Alice Broeksma

For the photographer Erich Boehm creativity was a guiding light from an early age, and when he picked up his first copy of Photoshop he was hooked. The young American would stay up at night to experiment with techniques and effects. In...

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Interview Joost Verhagen: Desolate landscapes, not without hope

6 April - 2021
by Alice Broeksma

Joost Verhagen, Online Gallery’s Artist of the Month [April 2021], was continually drawing from a very young age. This was no surprise with art teachers and designers in the family who encouraged him. His grandparents lived in the Dutch city of...

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The Voice Within - Ricardo Reis

9 February - 2021
by Ana Rita Pires

As the world was changing, Ricardo Reis kept his camera near. Emotionally driven, the shooting was electric. Ricardo, with his international repertoire, had access to travel, other cities, situations, people – feeling various energies. All...

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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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