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Salon des Réalités Nouvelles 2014

Salon des Réalités Nouvelles 2014

Pablo Picasso, Vassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondriaan, Franz Kline, Antoni Tàpies, Joan Mitchell, Marcel Duchamp and Pierre Soulages… just a few names of the rich history of the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles in Paris. And 21358SMart will be part of it in 2014! More information soon.
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Tiger

Tiger

Art can have the power to make words unnecessary. I just want to dedicate this work to my tiger. top: Tiger (100x70cm hybrid c-print) / ©Sander Steins Below: Tiger -detail-
Le Coeur vs Encirclement I & II

Le Coeur vs Encirclement I & II

This week I worked on a small series of works about life and the way we interpret black in it. The heart is the symbol of life and black can be seen as a symbol of death, but I not prefer to see it this way. For me black means mystic and it is as... read more »
Streets Of Charleroi

Streets Of Charleroi

Another impression of my photographic documentary about the city Charleroi in Belgium. A city with many social problems, because of closing down a lot of coal and steel industry. The photos below are from Spring 2012 and part of a big series ‘Construct/Destruct’ I am working on since 2006. In the streets of Charleroi, Belgium... read more »
The Charm Of Editorials

The Charm Of Editorials

These days the magazine and editorial world lays under a huge pressure. There is a serious competition from new media and many magazines disappear. In spite of all these problems I still appreciate a good quality magazine. Below I post some pictures from editorial work I did for the Dutch edition of the magazine Advanced... read more »
Another Impression

Another Impression

So far March is a very productive month, and I want to show you a little photo impression of Brussels. It was such a wonderful time and together with Marijah I worked on 36 new drawings for our project 21358SMart. Regarding our project there will be some great news coming up soon! Top: photo impression... read more »
Back From Brussels

Back From Brussels

I am back from a very nice travel to Brussels, Belgium. The days were filled with creative and good vibes, and the weather couldn’t be any better. With Marijah I worked on new art for our project 21358SMart. We discussed new ideas and worked on 2 drawing books. Next week it is time to collect... read more »
Just Continue

Just Continue

After great news it is always important to come back to a certain rhythm to continue creating new work.  The first beautiful early Spring days motivated me to paint some new shape studies this weekend. I used mixed media on 25x25cm fine art paper. Study 1 and 2 (mixed media on 25x25cm fine art paper)... read more »
Update

Update

2014 starts showing off the first results of hard working on 21358SMart, a side project I started together with Marijah Bac Cam in 2013. To hear the news that we are selected for a prestigious abstract art exposition -were artists like Pablo Picasso, Vassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondriaan, Franz Kline, Antoni Tàpies, Joan Mitchell, Wols and... read more »
System Failure

System Failure

We’re already a few weeks into 2014, but what about the art world? On the basis of two remarkable news items in December 2013, a few things will become clear. First, the fact that last year only 18 (!) paintings (by Picasso, Bacon and Warhol) yielded more than one billion dollars at major art auctions.... read more »
New Collages

New Collages

This week I created some new collages. It is always a treasure to work with found images and construct something new out of them. At the moment I prepare some more collages to put them into a little book this year. Follow my blog to keep updated! Some new collages I made this week /... read more »
New Ideas, New Projects...

New Ideas, New Projects…

The first days of 2014 are already behind us. Some first interesting things happened already. I’ll pick up my camera to work on a few new projects this year. I am currently working on some fine art photography concepts, blending hybrid art with photos. Below you see some drafts I made for DF (deep forest).... read more »
A Happy New Year!

A Happy New Year!

The first blog post of 2014, together with the first works of this brand new year. I wish you all a happy and creative new year! These first days I worked on several hybrid and collage studies, but tomorrow the real work will start again. I have no expectations for this new year, but of... read more »