Anna Singer Art Exhibition

These two works of mine will participate from 21-27 November in the group show ‘Anna Singer Art exhibition’, an initiative of ‘Stichting Vrienden van Singer Laren’ in the Singer Laren museum. THE EXHIBITIONA large number of contemporary works of art are exhibited during the Anna Singer Art exhibition, organized by …

Fathers unknown

Jurjentje Rauwerda, the lady who ran the largest and most luxurious brothel in Amsterdam ‘Maison Weinthal’ in the second half of the 19th century, also had children. Before she met Mr. Weinthal with whom she got one child, she already had four, whose fathers were unknown. Two of them sadly …

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 …

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 …