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Royal Dutch Shell

image rutger floor text roberto voorbij Oil painting by Dutch artist Rutger Floor. Depicting Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands, versus the logo of Royal Dutch Shell. The form resemblance is striking, endless are the overlaps between both. Both symbols of … Continue reading

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Roberto Voorbij for Artists Not Armies – Portrait 2

Piet Mondriaan – Broadway Boogie-Woogie, the two elements of which Portrait 2 consists. The latest in a series of artist portraits I’ve designed, commissioned by Artists Not Armies. Work that deals with identity, representation and personality cult. More of these … 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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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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EVERYBODY SUSPECT

text and image roberto voorbij Quite regularly the discussion revives, usually when the nation’s temper is overheated because of a horrible crime, then the real crime fighters take advantage of the emotional state of the nation to stress the importance … Continue reading

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Emptiness

text and image roberto voorbij Display window of a gallery in the Amsterdam Spiegelkwartier. A gallery district where mainly the more traditional / non-avant-garde galleries are located. Roberto Voorbij – Emptiness (2012).

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Who monitors you?

image bof text roberto voorbij WHO MONITORS YOU? FIGHT FOR INTERNET FREEDOM. DONATE. – BITS OF FREEDOM. WWW.BOF.NL/DO-YOUR-BIT/ Campaign image – note the visual word play – for Bits of Freedom, a Dutch digital rights organization, that’s committed to privacy … Continue reading

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