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Tag Archives: print
It’s a baby blanket from the Blue Print Resort Collection by The Fabric Of Home. And stumbling upon the image I suddenly saw the canvas. These are African patterns, full of hidden meaning in symbols and designs.
This is work I did in art school, in 1990. The assignment was in fact a competition issued by a publishing house. It concerned a book design for Leo Vroman, the Dutch poet /scientist. The poetry hadn’t been published yet … Continue reading
A friend sent me this. It’s a picture of me, about 20 years ago. I asked her if she knew the circumstances. She said “You were just tired. You would come over and just crash.” That’s what friends* are for … Continue reading
Ed Ruscha inspired, I hesitated writing that down, as I have recently been disappointed to the point of anger after a search for Picasso at the online auction house Catawiki, and was offered a series of Picasso inspired art work. … Continue reading
A composition of magazine paper rolls, done by a 10-yearsold pupil of the local school. It looks like a modern Léger, a message from a world where media are the new (industrial*) revolution. * a big theme in Leger’s work. … Continue reading
A selection from the printed fabrics on sale at Vlisco, 160 original Java designs in total.
I just discovered Catawiki, the online auction platform. A sea of images, objects, that makes your mind go wander. Fabulous. The selection I made is part of an art auction, that ends this sunday. Images of the world today on … Continue reading
Inspiration from shop windows in Milan this week.
The photo is one from an album I stumbled upon in a dump shop last summer. More pictures from this album here