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Cornelis Vink: Catalogue Edition  
Posted 4/3/13

    Cornelis VinkPaintingLives and Works in: LeidenWebsite: www.vinkmodernart.comTo Purchase Contact: Cornelis Vink   Cornelis Vink was born in Leiden, The Netherlands, in 1966 and was raised in Noordwijk, on the North Sea coast. He obtained a Master’s degree in Biology from the University of Leiden in 1989. Four years later, he received a PhD in molecular virology from the Free University of Amsterdam. In the following years, he worked as a molecular microbiologist (and associate professor... [more]

20111026094229-img_6870 "...And something happened to me''  
Paul Buchanan, Laura Pardo at B32/F65 September 24th, 2011 - October 16th, 2011
Posted 10/26/11

Paul Buchanan (1970, Glasgow, UK) together with Laura Pardo (1982, Bogota, CO) forms The Souvenir Collective. The collective via public interventions and virtual performance attempts to detour the traditional exchange mechanisms that exist between producer and consumer. They create Dutch souvenirs – such as paintings of windmills at Kinderdijk – which are sold to visitors of the touristic site and online. The life of these products however doesn’t stop here – the Souvenir Collective is also keeping... [more]

Geert Baas: On Our Amsterdam Watchlist  
10/2/11 Posted 10/2/11

(Image: Geert Baas, Zonder titel, 2010, acryl, 46 x 60 cm.; © Geert Baas) Geert Baas (b. 1955, Rotterdam, Netherlands) Geert Baas juxtaposes drawings, paintings or photographs as diptychs or sometimes triptychs, balancing between pure abstraction and nearly recognizable content. Geert Baas will be showing at Galerie Ramakers from 9th Oct. - 13th Nov., 2011. Education: Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten Rotterdam, 1973 - 1976. More about Rotterdam here...(ArtSlant Profile) (Artist's Website) (Gallery) (Text Source: Art Lys... [more]

Hans de Wit: On Our Amsterdam Watchlist  
9/22/11 Posted 9/22/11

(Image: Hans de Wit, PENCIL POEMS 04, 2009, 100 x 48 cm, Pastel/ Coal; © Hans de Wit) Hans de Wit (b. 1952, the Netherlands) De Wit’s drawings show an imaginative world which seems to be hidden behind our common visible one, another dimension so to speak. The background is always a screen negative, a sort of aide on which he draws spectacular architectural blue-prints, organic meandering tree-branches, the odd sphere and rudimentary sketched animals and humanoids in an accurate, technolo... [more]

New Artist: Volker Saul  
7/6/11 Posted 7/6/11

ArtSlant Artist: Volker Saul Volker Saul (b. 1955, Duren, Germany) Since the mid-80s, Volker Saul has been primarily concerned with drawing and its translation into other media and disciplines. He has produced wall works and ground-based objects and has presented those as discrete works and in grouped, wall-scale installations. He has made site-specific wall paintings and works which operate in the intermediate range between image and object. Volker Saul has received the Günther and Carola Peill scholarsh... [more]

20110407144323-invitation REVIEW "They Have a rotating cap and permanent body" -Leonardo Vargas  
Leonardo Vargas at Kinderdijk project April 3rd, 2011 - April 29th, 2011
Posted 4/14/11

  “They have a rotating cap and permanent body” presents the work that Artist Leonardo Vargas developed during his residence time in Kinderdijk project.  It constitutes a heterogeneous body of work that connects his own research with Kinderdijk project’s space. In this case, painting as a historically charged traditional artistic system of representation is the object of inquiry. The first room of the exhibition -used as a white cube room- holds a couple of works (ripped canvases showing the wood... [more]

The illy Prize 2011 winners  
2/24/11 Posted 2/24/11

(Excerpt from 'The winners of the illy Prize 2011' posted on, Feb. 2011. Found on Two winners for this year's illy Prize. Today, the winners of the illy Prize 2011 were announced during Art Rotterdam. The quality of the nominated artworks was of such high quality that the jury decided to announce two winners instead of one. To celebrate the 50 year anniversary of illy Café in The Netherlands, the jury... [more]

504 Leeuwarder Courant 2008  
Paul Corvers, Mishig Togooch at E.M. Galerie, Drachten April 13th, 2008 - May 24th, 2008
Posted 2/14/09

DRACHTEN - De nieuwe wereld van open grenzen, onderlinge kruisbestuiving tussen volkeren en culturen, van globalisering dus, is te herkennen in het werk dat de jonge Mongoolse kunstenaar Mishig Togooch dit voorjaar exposeert bij E. M. Galerie in Drachten. Hij en de Brabantse schilder Paul Corvers zijn de eerste exposanten na de verhuizing van de galerie van Kollum naar Drachten.  .........Boven hangen de sobere en krachtige, maar toch gevoelige schilderijen van Paul Corvers. Landschappen met gro... [more]

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