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 [...]

ROCK BEATS CAR

ROCK BEATS CAR

Jimmie Durham: Still life with spirit and xitle (2007). A 9-ton red basalt boulder was dropped on a 1992 Chrysler Spirit. A funny face was painted on the rock after impact. The entire installment symbolizes the collide of the ancient and modern. hirshhorn

A M O R

A M O R

Amor by Robert Indiana. Conceived 1998, fabricated 2006 / polychrome aluminium. Hirshhorn museum and sculpture garden (Washington). Robert Indiana (1928, USA), the American painter of signs, is a hard-edge and Pop art artist. He is an imported influencer when it comes to using the written word as a central element in art, like this Amor sculpture [...]

POLLOCK

POLLOCK

One: Number 31, 1950 by Jackson Pollock (1912-56). A reason I wanted to visite the USA was to look at American art. So I was very exited to see my first Jackson Pollock painting at the MoMA. And it's a big one, 269.5 by 530.8 cm. moma.org

EAT YOUR CANDY

EAT YOUR CANDY

Seated Child, 1974 by Duane Hanson (1925 - 1996). Hyperrealism art. BoijmansvanBeuningen