Art & Design

To comfort the disturbed, to disturb the comfortable //
Must-go exhibitions, art & artists, cool design & stylish books. The creative mind is the playful mind. Philosophy is the play and dance of ideas.

Surreal // Mad about Surrealism

Last week I was invited by KPN to join the pre-opening of the exhibition Mad about Surrealism at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. An exhibition with masterpieces from four private collections. Artworks from Dalí, Ernst, Magritte, Miró gathered, impressive! The majority of the works have never or rarely been exhibited and will disappear again behind closed doors at the end of May 2017. A must go exhibition!

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More than visual art // NOMAD magazine

My love for magazines is big. Mostly I don’t buy a magazine just for the products, cool ads or ideas, but for their look and feel. The paper, color and smell. I love the visal compositions. The arrangements of photos, people and letters. The sense of the creation process behind all those pages…

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Surrender // Tefaf 2016

Tefaf 2016. While some argue that the concept of Tefaf should be renewed and the art fair should close its doors to traders who are not focused on high end art only, others state never to change the winning concept of the world famous art trade show. To me Tefaf Maastricht remains overwhelming and a unique event. Be ready for a lot of pixels when visiting Tefaf; a high density art experience…

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Move and Work by Malene Birger

Sharing with you a great book as a source of inspiration on a great work- and lifestyle; Move and Work by Malene Birger. It’s one of my Copenhagen trophees and I use it as an inspiration for my house and workspace, but foremost, it feeds my dreams… And although you might travel a lot or move around, isn’t there always a reason to create a home away from home?

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FvonF // Portrait of essence

The online and international storytelling platform Freunde von Freunden // FvF // is one of our sources of inspiration. We were really honoured FvF shared some of their photography with us, to complete and express our concept. More about Freunde von Freunden and why their work is elevating – in our modest view…

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Vormidable // Stretch your mind

One of the most beautiful spots in The Hague always surprises with new street installations, little festivals, markets or exhibitions. This summer you can experience part of the exhibition Vormidable // by Museum Beelden aan Zee // at the Lange Voorhout in The Hague…

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Midsommer!

Yesterday it was time for the first Midsummer parties. Midsummer is Scandinavia’s most popular festival right along with Christmas. A traditional celebration of the summertime, Midsummer is the longest day of the year (June 21). In Sweden, Midsummer is even celebrated as a national holiday. Most Midsummer’s Eve celebrations take place on the Friday between June 19 and June 26…

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Ordrupgaard // Art. Design. Architecture

Ordrupgaard is a museum and art park 10 km outside of Copenhagen. It’s a playground for art lovers. Have a look at the impressive private impressionist collection of Wilhelm Hansen and his wife Henny, walk in the park, be surprised by the contemporary art-pieces as you walk through the Ordrupgaard landscape and enjoy architect Zaha Hadid’s masterpiece, which is an extension of the museum…

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