Ouch! that hurts…

Ouch that hurts! Opening De Volkskrant this morning touched me more than usual. The V section reported on ‘Kahmann’s dark room’. I’d heard it rumbling in that corner for a while, but now read what was really going on. Sorry. So sorry. I feel confusion, anger and regret at the same time. Confusion because I honestly do not understand why someone with a love for photography and art in general would treat their own artists and clients in this way. Anger because this behavior might have its effect on the entire industry while it doesn’t deserve that. But I also …

Towards liberty

In the series ‘Moments of being’ I have added this painting ‘Towards liberty’. It is a painting about the transition from childhood to adulthood of our children, who will leave the parental home soon to stand on their own feet. ‘Moments of being’ is an ongoing series about flashes of awareness in everyday life that reveal a pattern hidden behind ‘the cotton wool of daily life’, after a philosophy by Virginia Woolf.

[SOLD] After lockdown clubbing, the new roaring 20s

A new painting has arrived. Post-lockdown life brings people to party. The summer has just begun, vaccin doses are received and the wallets are loaded. The rebound is happening fast and reminds us to the Roaring 20s, when people came out from the gloom of a devastating flu pandemic and a global war to foxtrot and make merry. Only, it’s a century later: it’s the New Roaring 20s! (click on painting for more details)

Schols biedt voortaan uniek werk

Fotograaf Jitske Schols start per heden met het aanbieden van fine art fotografie in een gelimiteerde oplage van slechts één exemplaar. Op deze manier wil ze ervoor zorgen dat haar klanten voortaan een uniek werk in handen krijgen, zonder daar extra voor te hoeven betalen.  De fotografe die wordt vertegenwoordigd door Galerie Caroline O’Breen in Amsterdam kwam tot haar besluit nadat ze tijdens de rustige coronaperiode vaker de kwast ter hand nam. Schols: “Met schilderijen verkoop je steeds een uniek exemplaar. Ik zie dat mijn klanten het waarderen dat zij de enigen zijn die een bepaald werk in huis hebben. …