With the #me too movement I remember an old work of mine.
I got this book in the late eighties and was in shock. Under the title The feminine beauty ideal in painting, The woman was more victim and sexual object dan beauty.
So I transformed the paintings into more femininity.
Orginal: Das Weibliche Schönheitsideal in der Malerei,Hans Schulze 1912
I am fascinated by their subtle beauty, vague contours, and their transparent, almost matter-less constantly moving body.
Exhibition at the gallery Kiosk - de Persgroep Nederland - Jacob Bontiusplaats 9, 1018 LL Amsterdam. Until Friday 11 May
Promenade des Anges
Curtain design in progress for my studio in Amsterdam with the most beautiful and atmospheric views I know, and will always remember.
Scale 1:10 / cotton / completion in autumn 2016
These beings have fascinated me for a while. They are sophisticated and elegant. They have no eyes, nor hands or feet. But they existed before humans started swimming. What is the purpose of their existence?