HIDDEN BEAUTY

The houses along Nobelweg, in Amsterdam East, will be demolished. The houses, stripped of every comfort, breathe the history of the many lives that unfolded between these walls. The transition from old to new is an inescapable process that carries both the sorrow of letting go and the beauty of impermanence. At first sight you…

PERSPECTIVE

Art as a way to connect, view things from different angles, zoom in or out. Every way of expression is unique because nobody is exactly the same. Every way of perceiving is unique, we all have our own wiring. Art can open you up, show you things in perspective. The great thing that can happen…

LETTING GO

When I am working on a painting I feel that I have to let it go before it is purchased. And even before it is ready. That makes the process something very special, because it is part of a larger whole instead of a personal expression. I am happy if a painting stays with me…

SEA ORCHESTRA

For me, gulls are part of the soundtrack of the sea. Together with the sound of rolling waves and the whistling wind, the sound of seagulls forms an infinitely virtuoso sea orchestra. In addition, the balancing bodies in the wind, which as white dots give extra dynamism to the clouds. Underneath the sea with all…