Funny. I showed some paintings in a nicely positioned booth at #NationaleKunstdagen in Gorcum, but I was bothered by people who walked too close around the corner and so to close to the paintings. The organization found the graceful improvised barrier I added sufficiently ‘creative’.
My paraphrase of Rembrandt’s ‘Self-portrait as Paul’ is not for sale at the major exhibition next weekend in Gorinchem (Link at the bottom).In the original, Rembrandt only has a sword under his cloak; I’ve added another sword. I also moved his studio to the front of his house, so that he has/had a different view.… Continue reading Rembrandt & wokeness
The good news is about Jordan B Peterson, the bad news about the International Churchill Society, Zelensky and Climategate.And a little news about the painting.
I am looking forward to my first participation in a major live art exhibition.November 19 and 20 next. In Gorinchem, in the middle of the Netherlands.Close to 200 artists, mostly painters, show their work. My contribution mainly consists of the paintings shown here that I made in 2020, 2021 and 2022 (I started painting in… Continue reading Paintings from ’20, ’21 & ’22
Signing my second tribute to the greatest statesman ever.Which one is more appealing: the one from ’21 or this new one?
One painting at 3% of completion, the others at 6%, 66%, 99% and 100. I like that both the images themselves and the paintings are somehow ‘spotlighted’.
Last week I posted a short video in which I provided a new, rigid heptagonal with linen. I was almost inappropriately pleased with the result: firm, flat, smooth, soft and with white gesso. I’m going to use it for a special portrait of George Orwell. The white gave me the idea to make the background… Continue reading An old and a new tribute
My second ‘heptagonal portrait’ is of Steven Crowder, the first was of Donald Trump. Should I now continue the series with one of George Orwell or one of Clair Patterson?
I really appreciate those reflections and interactions.