I wish I was a poet but I don't have enough sadness
The arrangement of things
Let the forms and objects (bring their history into view)
July - October 2014
"Tripoter la terre" ("mucking with dirt", from a documentary and interview with Alberto Giacometti)
February - June 2014
*no captions yet, sorry*
December '13, januari '14
Just when you think that there is nothing more out comes this new idea. "Wittgenstein," says Guy Davenport in a discussion of these fragments, "did not argue; he...
Thus-and-thus and so-and-so
After a day of exposure to reality one should in the privacy of the night check one's mind to see if everything is still alright. Empty pockets and drawers, throw...
De tenebris in lucem
Gelukkig dat Het licht bestaat en dat het met me doet en praat ... Hans Andreus (How good of light to be and do and talk with me)
My Little Ontology
Since september 2010, when I wake up at night and wait for the sleep to return, I think about what next to do. Or rather what next to think and then to do. Or...
September 10, 2013
We were here,
August 11, 2013
The state of things, July 7, 2013
I post the images I make, several of them a week. On flickr. And on Tumblr. And on Facebook. Since 2007. Here on this site, on the other hand, I offer a thematic...
The application to colour (2)
"....Henri Lemaitre asserted that "Alexander Cozens's experiments of the 1740s and 50s presaged the art that we would later call 'abstract,'" and also cited the...
The application to colour (1)
It would have been easier if [...] had also written about colour gradations. But he didn't, so each of these works adds a little statement to colour as we know...
Expo at galerie Hommes
"ABSTRACT iPAD DRAWINGS PUT ONTO PAPER", NRC Handelsblad, Cultural Supplement, February 7, 2013, review by Gijsbert Van Der Wal These days many painters and...
An obnoxious race with two-sided symmetrical features. As opposed to the radially symmetrically that exude balance and eternal repetition the bilaterals stagger...
The middle, the edge ...
And the inbetween. Go across a divide. Avoid the edge. Turn a corner. Swing around and hover.
This is me. I plug my ears and close my eyes. There is nothing between the tool and the thought. Nothing that is not me. I reach towards the nearest surface and...
So what if the hand thinks, and the scribbles it makes are expressive of nothing but … itself. No formalism, no reference, here it goes, WATCH THE THING GO.
PAINTING is a subspecies - next to DRAWING - of MARK MAKING. It is the production of a mark in which the mark itself is more prominent than the space it divides,...
Fixed at the elbow
At first I thought there were too many possibilities using your body + your shoulder + your wrist + your fingers holding a marking stick (whether there be a swiping...
"Dear friends, savants, artists, merchants and travelers. To save you the trip to Rotterdam I send you this image. I was given the chance to participate in the...
We enter the third and last act of life, where the vilains die and the true heroes are revealed (paraphrased from Henning Mankell)
No way to know what is true, only a way to do it. When drawing in a particular way one can add lines repeatedly. Here we subdivide over and over a region in the...
Expo at galerie Wetering
"Some children artists are patterners; that is, they are interested in patterns, and characteristics such as colors, size, and shape. They enjoy exploration and...
In ''Licht Maal'' and ''Idilion,'' paper is not only used as ground, but also as cover, with semitransparent sheets veiling passages of thick paint like mist over a...
The polychromous paradox: when colours do not matter, pick a colour you like. When colours matter, then every colour is as good as the next one.
"Dicebat Bernardus Carnotensis nos esse quasi nanos, gigantium humeris insidentes, ut possimus plura eis et remotiora videre, non utique proprii visus acumine, aut...