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The How to Make An Art Project

The project How to Make An Art concerned the importance of expanding and enhancing one's network as an artist. American artist Dakota Havard initiated the project at SEA Foundation to meet new people in the art field. Artists from all over the Netherlands were invited to be his guest for a day. From Groningen to… Continue reading The How to Make An Art Project

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Gam Bodenhausen’s Rhizomatic Landscapes

Gam Bodenhausen’s black and white drawings depict landscapes. Or, more specifically, structures in landscapes shaped by nature and humans. For her solo exhibition at NN Contemporary in Northampton, UK, she took the small local Church of the Holy Sepulcher as inspiration. The ironstone building had evident traces of erosion. A network of lines eroded due… Continue reading Gam Bodenhausen’s Rhizomatic Landscapes

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The Flow through Space

How can we interpret Sally Tape’s visual language? This text gives insight into her artistic practice, starting with her techniques and inspiration in light of space, movement and time. The second part puts this into context using the philosophies of Paul Virilio, Walter Benjamin, and Charles Baudelaire. Unravelling Sally Tape's art Imagine what you see… Continue reading The Flow through Space

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How Mental Health Shapes Van Gogh’s Story

It is practically common knowledge that Vincent van Gogh was mentally unstable, especially during the last few years of his life: There was the incident with the ear, his voluntary admission in an asylum, and his suicide. These events are shaping his life-story, reconstructed from personal letters and reports from his doctors and witnesses. This… Continue reading How Mental Health Shapes Van Gogh’s Story