The fifth button in the menu is clearly not a painting. It is just a coloured text: a concept for the front page of a yet to be published book. Title of that book is 49:49: crucial in the book is the explanation of the title. So, in itself an absolutely meaningless title, hence there… Continue reading Book on so called monotheisms
Remarkable, funny almost, to what extent my text about Donald Trump resembles the one about Winston Churchill.Churchill occupies such a prominent place on this site that his ‘portrait’ is even used here as a symbol of our civilisation and our history. Trump occupies a similar place as a symbol of resistance to the undermining of… Continue reading Why Donald Trump
In many respects I am very, very different from him, but there are some similarities too. The least of those is that he painted too (On his 89 impressionist paintings very few people are depicted). He definitely was kind of a loner and he called himself sentimental. I like to see myself as ‘Merciless Yet… Continue reading Why Winston Churchill?
I did not expect this so soon, but unfortunately YouTube already censors my canal. Yes, we are in an uphill battle.
This piece is about transgenderism. Not to be confused with hermaphroditism, intersexuality or (gender) dysphoria. And it is about what is in the title. I explain difficult words separately, except for the word I made up myself, transgenderism: that agenda. That’s what the whole piece is about. Handicapped or challenged? Contrary to what the title, the… Continue reading Women’s sport, liposuction and perverse priorities
A crucial aspect of painting of course is observing. A special aspect of starting to paint, especially at an advanced age, is a change in appreciation in almost everything. The leaves of a banana plant (it is not a tree!) decay after a remarkably short time. Earlier in my life I would never have noticed… Continue reading Decay
You have found it! The website of the OLD DUTCH PAINTER. Since my retirement I started painting myself and I got more interested in the succesful painters from the low lands from centuries ago. Much longer ago I got interested in politics. In this century this interest got strong new boosts from 9/11 and the… Continue reading Welcome