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It's all in the eye of the beholder.

I suppose –  be it a traditional portrait or landscape painting framed on the gallery wall – all realistic visual art is an illusion. Be it faces or places, it’s our brains who merge paint daubs and strokes into order as a recognisable image. 376 more words


Bridget Riley : tricks and illusions

When you walk around an art gallery you have no idea what surprises lie around each corner, there could be celebrated works by the likes of Emin and Hirst sitting proud in the centre of the room or a collection of photographs hidden in the corner by an unknown artist. 200 more words


workshop Sammich Stitchin'/ Broodje Breien

Yesterday I was at the workshop Broodje Breien (=”Sammich Stitchin'”) at Wolop in Gouda. It’s a monthly inspirational course of 2 hours, accompanied with a lunch. 1,160 more words


Op at Alecto

Whilst Editions Alecto will primarily be remembered for its association with Pop, Op too had a look-in.  For me Bridget Riley will always be supreme in this ‘style,’ but I do admire Victor Vasarely for his technical accomplishment and the great variety of subject forms he devised.  158 more words