Category: Art

  • The Upper Class

    The Upper Class

    What: The Upper Class At Bay by Grayson Perry Where: Kiasma, Helsinki (Finland)[locations id=”180″] Why: It is so easy to look at this thing quickly and think you see the core, but standing in front of it you see the majestic work it must have been to make. To the thread, this is art extravaganza. […]

  • Apkar


    What: APKAR Where: Art Rotterdam Why: APKAR – Artist Previously Known As Refugee. Do I need to say more? I mean, If you can see the heart of the artist at his work… This is it.

  • Double noir

    Double noir

    What: Double Noir by Namanja Nikolic Where: Art Rotterdam Why: The darkness suits me. And so it does to many. The image itself is a bit mystifying but it is part of a video installation. To see the whole is to get the experience right. However, a little teaser every once in a while is […]

  • Where did the rum go?

    Where did the rum go?

    What: Old globe Where: Boat De Seven Provincien, Bataviawerk (Netherlands) Why: Every old library has a globe. And seeing one in this ship made me remember of those days dreaming of having such a classic library myself. One must have dreams, right?!

  • Holes


    What: Art by unknown artist. Where: Saw it at Van Nelle fabriek, Rotterdam Why: I just like it. The black on the outside, the white on the inside. Holes. Cheesy. what can I say…

  • Antye Strange

    Antye Strange

    What: Art by Antye Guenther Where: Art Rotterdam 2018 (Netherlands) Why: I adored the black and white contrast here. Dark and strange. the walls of this room at Art Rotterdam were kind of odd, but perhaps you had to experience that live. You get the feeling something is not quite right there.

  • Hidden treasures

    Hidden treasures

    What: I don’t really know exactly what this is. I used it as a mini vase Where: I found it in my possession between the ceramics that have been kept for me since I was a child. Why: Im captivated with it. It looks lovely, butwhat its precise function is, I don’t know. Lovely little […]

  • Cubical


    What: Piece of glasswork by Elias Bohumil sr. Where: Jan van der Togt Museum , Amstelveen (Netherlands)[locations id=”185″] Why: Cubic and colourful, the geometric forms always interest me so this caught my attention right away. if the colours had be slightly different I would say a 3d mondriaan. De Stijl has been re-trending lately so […]

  • Hand on face

    Hand on face

    What: Selfie bij Ans Markus Where: Jan van der Togt Museum , Amstelveen (Netherlands)[locations id=”185″] Why: I like the versatility of this piece. You can see this in so many ways. A hand that caresses the face. The hand that’s been brought to face when watching something intensively or the hand that’s there to give […]

  • Beads for religion

    Beads for religion

    What: Art by Maria Roosen Where: De Kade, Amersfoort (Netherlands) [locations id=”190″] Why: It’s that thing that’s hard to miss. The beads are the main thing here, but one would easily be tempten to stand in the middle of it. It ain’t your show though. As said before the whole exhibition did not seem to […]

  • Boombox-art


    What: Streetart of a guy listening to his gettoblaster Where: Leipzich, Germany Why: It made me smile, a musicfan like me can enjoy this. The linework and it being black and white only is giving it its strength. It was made on a screen to deprive your sight from constructionwork.

  • Kids of Iceland

    Kids of Iceland

    What: Kids of Iceland, on a street display Where: Reykjavik, Iceland Why: The kids all have their interesting faces but the passengers not always seem to be aware of the kids staring at them or the funny looks it makes when you observe it from a distance. I have a bunch of photo’s but the […]

  • Gothenburg sails away

    Gothenburg sails away

    What: Artwork I ran into on the streets. Artist unknown. Where: Near Göteborgs Opera. Gothenburg, Sweden Why: I liked the playful curly lines. The day was somewhat gray and rainy, but this sort of cheered me up.

  • Cradle


    What: Uno Saito – Cradle A piece of glass artwork Where: Unfortunately not at my home. It’s at the exhibition of Jan van der Togt Museum [locations id=”185″] Why: I really liked the use of he colours, the sparkle in it. It reminds me to my time in Japan where I saw these colours so […]

  • Truth is a lie

    Truth is a lie

    What: Painting by Hans Kanters Where: Jan van der Togt Museum in Amstelveen (Netherlands) [locations id=”185″] Why: I loved witchy creature in her dreamworld. She seems unaffected by opinion of the community, an annoyed careless look for those who feel to comment. A very imaginative world!

  • Fountain


    What: Fountain Where: Zagreb (Croatia) Why: I adored the serenity around it… with a little more of the busy life of nowadays in te background. Contrast. We need it in life to escape every once in a while

  • Red Star Line

    Red Star Line

    What: Red Star Line poster Where: Vintage fair, Jaarbeurs Utrecht (Netherlands) Why: Got to love a piece of history. In NL there is the Holland-Amerika lijn. Belgium had the Red Star Line. This the French poster actually. If you would like to know more about it, you can read this website.

  • Windows


    What: Framework in window Where: Bernard van Kreelpoort, Veenendaal (Netherlands) Why: Originally this was a house, built in 1906. A rich guy owned it and it was the first house with garden in mainstreet. Nowadays the house is reconstructed to be something special. You can walk through it, only the upper part of the house […]

  • Faces


    What: Piece of glasswork by Maria Roosen Where: Exhibition Vuur at Kunsthal Kade in Amersfoort, Netherlands [locations id=”190″] Why: The piece reminded me strongly on Escher’s work “Face” or “Bond of Union”. The exhibition self, well. When I went there it seemed that either artist herself or someone pretending to be the artist was there […]

  • Justice


    What: Posters Where: Vintage fair Why: The whole captivated me, the combination of the two. It creates drama. Ok, it is drama. The right one is a theater poster. About the left one, I have no information.