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gatherer of soothing beauty, great and small' behind these pages, which for now means: Here you find the stuff that makes me think, that inspires me, that I envy and am passionate about.
Since 2013 I have written posts about many randomly chosen
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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
A selection from the printed fabrics on sale at Vlisco, 160 original Java designs in total.
Although I am working towards drawing and painting, I came across this image. A bundle of feathers, found on the street. Maybe part of a hat decoration, or key ring. Different animals have contributed to this bouquet. But that’s what it … Continue reading
I am half way my life – considering I feel 88 is the limit, I am orienting the second half already – and I always felt you should never stop learning. Apparently this a a belief at the heart of Japanese culture … Continue reading
I collect stuff, maybe too much, and one of the tricks to declutter the space is to hang it on the walls, creating little stories.
A print I cut from an old table cloth that I once bought in Italy, from a stall at a local market. Every household has one. Maybe plain in Italy, beautiful over here.