IN SHAPES: Forming, moulding, shaping. Perception. Integrity, courage. Dreaming about dreams. Courage, fear or just look the other way...

dated 2009 until 2012 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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SPRING 12/2

SPRING 12/2

2012

SPRING 12/2. On the road to where... (found objects on recycled wood)

SPRING 12/1

SPRING 12/1

2012

SPRING 12/1. The dog brought me a stick, soon I had many... Red pencils. Sign for change..? tick, tick that  box. Check marking. Concept design for outdoor-installation around a existing tree. (Found objects on recycled wood).

21%

21%

2012

21%. Taking the Mickey... In 'honor' of the Dutch austerity idea of raising the V.A.T. for the second time in two years from 6 to 19 to 21%. Are they taking the piss? Or am I... http://www.petities.nl/petitie/btw-voor-beeldende-kunst-terug-naar-6

NOT BOUND BY PLACE OR TIME

NOT BOUND BY PLACE OR TIME

2011

NOT BOUND BY PLACE OR TIME. (Day) dream. Possible everywhere and always! Transformation of discarded (and found) rusty Dutch biscuit- and paint tins. Original sculpture not for sale but can be on ordered as print on canvas.

YESTERDAYS

YESTERDAYS

2011

YESTERDAYS White, innocent, untouched, a new leaf. Green. New, start, hope, growth. YESTERDAYS are casting short shadows or very long ones, depending on your point of view... (Acrylic, goldleaf etc. on linnen, thorns holding broken glass in place and go through red petals and linnen)

BLEEDING LOVE

BLEEDING LOVE

2011

BLEEDING LOVE Red, passion, pain, love, blood, roses thorns, black white, light dark, shiny matt, half full or half empty.Two sides to everything. (Acrylic, goldleaf on linnen, thorn holds broken glass in place and goes through red petal and linnen)

COSMIC CRACKS

COSMIC CRACKS

2011

COSMIC CRACKS There's a crack in everything that's how the light gets in   (Leonard Cohen) rips and cracks.

BOTTLED DREAMS

BOTTLED DREAMS

2010

BOTTLED DREAMS Sharing dreams. Seven people. Seven dreams written on seven little papers... More than half are on hold... Bottled. (Using found objects)

SAFE SAND

SAFE SAND

2009

SAFE SAND Bury your head in the sand. Things we don't want to know, don't want to see, pretending they're not there. Everything is ok, I (am) Safe. The culture of looking away... (studio clean-up, found objects & clay)

DUTCH COURAGE ON A PEG

DUTCH COURAGE ON A PEG

2009

DUTCH COURAGE ON A PEG The other side of fear. Always handy to have some courage hanging on your coatrack, never know when you need some. With proper little Dutch clogs.  A bit of extra courage to follow your heart, your dreams maybe? (one size fits all)