Tag Archives: Rijksmuseum

Prayer nut

A beautifully carved case, containing a prayer nut, a nutshel containing a miniature roll of paper with the 10 commandments on it. A time capsule. It makes me wonder. The image is from the public library of the Rijksmuseum, where … Continue reading

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Kapoor inside Rembrandt

The British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor has been invited by the Rijksmuseum to create a body of work to be exhibited in the museum, and he had to work with its most famous painting, the Nachtwacht by Rembrandt. Kapoor opened the dialogue … Continue reading

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Catching the moment

The other day I noticed a proper painter-with-easel out on the grass of the roundabout around the corner, standing amidst a groups of bright yellow narcissus, catching the late afternoon sun from the west. When I came back with my … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp was here

Today I spent the afternoon with my son’s group from school, visiting the local Art Centre where their show opened today. It was a selection of work made at the local graphic centre, Grafisch Centrum Oost. They made fantastic work, … Continue reading

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