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

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 [...]

REMEMBERING LINCOLN

REMEMBERING LINCOLN

This Washington monument for the 16th president of the United States was designed by Henry Bacon and based on the Greek Pantheon. It took 8 years to complete (1914-1922). When you walk into the central hall of Lincoln Memorial you'll see Lincoln himself, bigger than life, sitting in a chair. I don't like that man. I must get to [...]