B’ACKDROP

B’ACKDROP

D'red Dwarf. B'lack Hole (2010) by Jim Shaw. Shaw (1952) used for this painting a theatre backdrop as a background and added the pyramid with the all-seeing eye, the upside-down octopus and the pink bubblegum like trees. To me it looks like a set from a 60's sci-fi television series. boijmans.nl More Jim Shaw: on-your-face

BOXED

BOXED

Untitled, 1994 by Donald Judd (1928 - 1994, USA). Fired pigment, aluminium. BoijmansvanBeuningen juddfoundation.org

JUST A MAN

JUST A MAN

Ordinary Man (2009-10) by Zharko Basheski. There's no art so realistic and human and unsettling as Hyper Realism. Artists like Zharko Basheski, Sam Jinks and Ron Mueck make realistic sculptures that are a bit strange. I've shown you the sad man sitting in a corner by Mueck (big-man) and now I found a man pushing up from [...]

SEEING RED

SEEING RED

Redredred (1980) by Bram Bogart. Bogart (1921-2012) really knew his material. Mixing paint with cement or powdered chalk to give it a thickness to build a painting. Red is the color of love, passion and danger. It's also the main subject of this piece of art. Did you know that some people are afraid of [...]