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Emilie Fantuz, palette knife artist in Vancouver: urban landscapes

18 januari - 2022
door Alice Broeksma

Background There was an art box at home when Emilie Fantuz grew up in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Already as a child she had an eye for detail and enjoyed creating: drawing, colouring, painting and more. Her parents encouraged. She went on to study...

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EMID: Mental health awareness through ‘brain art’

16 december - 2021
door Alice Broeksma

EMID’s artwork comprises graphic, colourful images of cross-sections of the brain. Placed together they remind of Andy Warhol’s pop art-series. But it is not only an art form, the originator emphasizes. It is also a tool to promote mental health...

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Ernesto Lemke wint tv-show met Brickpainting

1 november - 2021
door Alice Broeksma

‘Lego is een legitiem kunstmedium’ Ernesto Lemke ‘schildert’ met Lego en noemt die techniek Brickpainting. Met zijn portret van Lubach won hij zeer recent het tv-programma Sterren op het Doek. Alle kanalen waren meteen roodgloeiend. Grote...

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Interview Thamar van Strij de Regt: Folk Art en Azië

30 oktober - 2021
door Alice Broeksma

Thamar van Strij de Regt (1981) schildert weer. De keiharde ‘afbreek, opbouw’ methode, die op de modeacademie werd gehanteerd waar ze studeerde in Amsterdam, had haar plezier in kunst voor jaren de kop ingedrukt. Nu nog noemt ze die aanpak...

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Interview Cristina Balan

21 oktober - 2021
door Vincent Moleveld

Cristina Balan is a 21st Century artist in the same vein as the Avant-grade of the early 20th century. There is a burst of energy that hasn’t been seen in art history since 1905-1920, when art went through a complete breakdown of visual norms....

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Interview Johan van der Veer - Touching on fauvism and expressionism

20 oktober - 2021
door Alice Broeksma

Previously, the Dutch artist Johan van der Veer painted ‘landscapes, lots of trees, fantasy cities, abstracts’ and occasionally people. Now, he mostly paints people, but without faces. By not giving away facial details the identity is open to...

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Interview Philip Hardisty: Duck Art

20 oktober - 2021
door Alice Broeksma

With a background encompassing art, sculpture, contemporary furniture and design, and businesses in London and New York, TP Hardisty has forged a reputation as an international artist. He reinvents the mundane by transforming everyday objects, using...

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Michael Mills: American impressionist, realist, tonalist

19 oktober - 2021
door Alice Broeksma

‘The ocean is in my DNA’ Michael Mills calls himself an American Southern Seascape Artist, ‘impressionist realist tonalist’ his style and oil on canvas his medium. Tonalism emerged in the 1880’s when American artists started painting...

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Interview Ricardo Reis - Polaroid Photo art without faces

28 september - 2021
door Alice Broeksma

Ricardo Reis (33) hoped for a career as a war photographer but in his home country, Portugal, this was not so straight forward. An internship at a daily newspaper opened other doors. His photos were soon published in major newspapers and magazines....

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