Dîner au lit

From their arrival in 1922, the Crosbys led the life of rich expatriates. They were attracted to the bohemian lifestyle of the artists gathering in Montparnasse. They embraced a decadent lifestyle, had an open marriage with numerous ongoing affairs, a suicide pact, frequent drug use, dinner parties from their bed …

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 …

Uitnodiging Open Ateliers Amsterdam Noord (OAN)

As much as we would like to have an OAN, it is now not responsible to get people together. With dismay and with a heavy heart, because we have literally been busy with the preparations for a year, we now make this sensible decision. The COVID-19 crisis offers us no …

Portrait of Augusta Curiel

Augusta Curiel (1873-1937) was a Surinamese photographer. At the age of 31 she set up her first studio together with her younger sister Anna, who helped her with everything around the photography. They were known as “The Sisters’ or ‘The Curiel Ladies’. Curiel was not the first woman to take …