Hand on face

What: Selfie bij Ans Markus Where: Jan van der Togt Museum , Amstelveen (Netherlands) 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 symbol …

Beads for religion

What: Art by Maria Roosen Where: De Kade, Amersfoort (Netherlands) 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 have much …

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

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 …

Göteborg

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 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 often come …

Hans Kanters - De Waarheid is gelogen

Truth is a lie

What: Painting by Hans Kanters Where: Jan van der Togt Museum in Amstelveen (Netherlands) 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

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 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 and she …

Justice

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.

Glow

Glow

What: Light art project Elantica by Tom Dekyvere Where: Glow Eindhoven 2017 Why: It’s colourful, it’s geometric it’s art. What more do we need?