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The World of Frida

text roberto voorbij Although Frida Kahlo died in the 1950’s her work and life are still inspiring artists from all over the world. Frida’s free spirit makes her a figurehead of feminism even today. Her tormented life story makes that … Continue reading

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Tjebbe Beekman – Mall IV

text and image roberto voorbij In the entrance hall of the Amsterdam center The New Love – a place for debate, religion, poetry and more – hangs this impressive painting (Size: 630 x 220 cm. Medium: sand, acrylic and enamel … Continue reading

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Charles Hoffbauer – In the Restaurant

text roberto voorbij Charles Hoffbauer – In the Restaurant (1907). Painting which is part of the current exhibit Impressionism: Sensation & Inspiration at the Amsterdam Hermitage. Just for this work alone it is worth visiting the exhibition – the painting … Continue reading

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Daniel Hageman – Artvertising

text and image roberto voorbij Last weekend I witnessed this artwork in progress / demonstration of how to survive as a Dutch artist in times of culture cuts / instant performance by former Rietveld student Daniel Hageman. Client: jewelry shop … Continue reading

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From a Painter’s Perspective

text and image roberto voorbij On May 30 has Charles Taylor been sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in the war in Sierra Leone, among others for murder, slavery, the recruitment and use of child soldiers, trafficking … Continue reading

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Preview Stedelijk Museum

text and image roberto voorbij After the preview for the press on May 9 was yesterday and today the opportunity for the public to get a first impression of the new Stedelijk Museum. For an empty museum there was a … Continue reading

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FREEDOM? PRIVACY?

text roberto voorbij Today, on International Workers’ Day opens the exhibition FREEDOM? PRIVACY? at the Gallery Decumanus, Krk – Croatia. The Art and Culture Laboratory [KUL•] organizes this group exhibition, which is part of Labor Incubator (Prvomajski Inkubator) festival. A … Continue reading

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