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Tag Archives: Child
The work of Els van der Monde is the photographic registration of a world that can only be seen through new media, i.e. the state of the art scanners and other photographic examinator*. Like Blossfeldt she shows how the origin of … Continue reading
Photo’s I took, work by me, images I grabbed, paintings reproduced; a grab from my digital archive, which is now ever so easy to access with the newly installed external mega space, 2TB. Simply browsing -in Bridge– through years of … Continue reading
Charts, stereotypes and Photoshop, regarding ‘skin tone’. And art. A photograph by Man Ray, approaching the subject from an aesthetic angle. “This photograph of Kiki de Montparnasse’s head next to an African ceremonial mask bears a title that references both … Continue reading
This radio advertisement was inspired by a story from my mother. When she was a young mother, she took her little sister and her toddler on a trip into town by train. On her lap my mother carried the infant, who … Continue reading
While I was spending time under my thinking hat, my son made this poem. Car train plane or truck it doesn’t matter moving is the luck I guess it could mean you just have to (get up to) be happy.
For our little man Vito, who turns 11 today. Love.
A sentence that can cause the same vibe as an alarm bell to a mother: a bored child! Houston!
The painting above was stolen last Thursday from the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona. It is part of the robbery of masterpieces worth an estimate €15 million, and among them are works of great names like Rubens, Tintoretto, Pisanello and Bellini. But … Continue reading
It is still a long way back to paradise, the state of mind the nation lingered in, before the plane fell to earth 12 days ago. The day before the MH17 of Malaysian Airlines crashed, I bought a tiny book … Continue reading