December 16, 2017 12:04 pm

ALL IT TAKES IS – Thomas Boberg

Thomas Boberg is a Danish poet and travel writer born in 1960. He has an eye for the surreal and ultra-real in his poetry. Since he was 17, he has traveled to many parts of the world. He decided to live in Peru for a few years, so many of his works retain the memories of his travels in America. ...

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VILHELM HAMMERSHOI (1864/1916), DANISH PAINTER – Painter of tranquil rooms

PAINTING FAMILY ROOMS AND LANDSCAPES OF HIS HOUSE VILHELM HAMMERSHOI 1/3 – His most compelling works depict rooms eerily empty or occupied by a single woman. His cool and gray interior attracted new attention to their elegance, but also to the evocative calm that each of them encloses. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eLJcUIxRz4 Minor star during his lifetime was almost invisible during the twentieth ...

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EINAR WEGENER / LILI ELBE (1882/1931), DANISH PAINTER – Four surgical interventions to change his male body to female forms and name from Einar to Lili

EXCEPTIONAL STORY OF TRANSSEXUAL PAINTER EINAR WEGENER / LILI ELBE 1/3 – From his diaries, a writer has compiled his life story. The book “Men in a Woman” was published in 1933. He was born in Vejle (Denmark), and was a transsexual painter, the first to opt for sex reassignment among the discreet clinic walls. As a teenager, he moved ...

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JYTTE MARIA REX (1942), DANISH PAINTER – Between past and present, between interior and exterior experience

CREATIVITY WITH A GREAT EXPRESSIVE HORIZON JYTTE MARIA REX 1/3 – Through various artistic expressions, she realizes a creative movement that captures reality, past and present, between interior and exterior experience. Her films and paintings reveal an erotic force and a sense of power oriented to overcome death. Her 1972 film features the rituals of a woman’s life, as well ...

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AUTHOR’S TRAVEL – The latest addition to Netherlands creative trips

You will need a car and nine hours to create an unforgettable 700 km journey (about 430 miles). In the country partially recovered by the sea, with about half of its land below the North Sea level, eight people (five men and three Dutch women) have left their indelible creative footprint, giving you the opportunity to get to know the ...

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WHEN MUSIC BECOMES ANOTHER TIME AND SPACE – Sharon Den Adel

Among her favorite artists, there are the Nirvana, Björk and the Enigma. This little girl was born in 1974 at Waddinxveen https://rail.cc/en/waddinxveen/c (a municipality in South Holland). As a child, she had never taken singing lessons, but had basic lessons on breathing technique. Sharon Den Adel is now a songwriter, co-founder of a music group. Before becoming a singer, she ...

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THE LAWS – Novel, by Connie Palmen

Her full name is Aldegonda Petronella Huberta Maria Palmen, but this Dutch writer is known as Connie Palmen. She was born at St. Odiliënberg (a small village in central Limburg, east of the Maas River) in 1995. http://www.netherlands-tourism.com/limburg/ After studying Dutch literature and philosophy, in 1991 she published her first novel, gaining extraordinary success. As if walking like an acrobat ...

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NO EXISTENTIAL FAITH – The silent horizon of Anneke Brassinga

Already in 1974 she published (with a pseudonym) prose and poetry in a literary magazine, but her first collection of poems was born in 1987. Anneke Brassinga, a poet, writer and essayist was born in Schaarsbergen in 1948. The postmodernist core of Anneke Brassinga‘s work is spirited and melancholy, full of surrealist nuances.  In 2008 she received the Constantijn Huygens ...

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ROBIN WAGENVOORT (1986), DUTCH SURREALIST PHOTOGRAPHER – Digital Face Art Artist

LOVING CAMERA AND COUNTRYSIDE ROBIN WAGENVOORT 1/3 – He was born in 1986 in Hengelo, https://www.hengelo.nl/Welkom-in-Hengelo/Actueel/Talen/Welcome-to-Hengelo.html town in the eastern part of the Netherlands. He comes from a musical family, but despite his great musical talent, he differs from his family. He loves the camera and the countryside, where he frequently stays and then often comes home with beautiful pictures. ...

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KAREL APPEL (1921/2006), DUTCH ABSTRACT PAINTER – The hedonistic pleasure of the creative gesture

SPONTANEOUS ESPRESSIONISM, WHICH CREATES IRONIC AND GROTTESCHE FIGURES KAREL APPEL 1/3 – This Dutch painter and sculptor was born in Amsterdam in 1921. Growing up, he studied at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam, but had to wait till 1946 to complete his first exhibition (though very young, he already had a personal style), with clear pictorial influences from ...

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