Tag Archives: african

Textile Art | Fabric Talk

  From the virtual shopwindow of Vlisco’s Boutique, here’s a selection of designs from the top 25 best selling fabrics. Knowing, the women buying this African wax cloth often decide on a fabric because of the symbolic design; the pattern … Continue reading

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Color places

Charts, stereotypes and Photoshop, regarding ‘skin tone’. And art. A photograph by Man Ray, approaching the subject from an aesthetic angle. “This photograph of Kiki de Montparnasse’s head next to an African ceremonial mask bears a title that references both … Continue reading

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Happy babies on sale

Woensdag heb je de kans om iets uit de Happycalypse Collectie van The Fabric Of Home voor een zacht prijsje mee te nemen. Ik sta met een selectie kussens, poefs en kleden op de Weversmarkt in Hoorn, 13 juli van … Continue reading

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Be inspired while-u-wait

There’s a new weekend destination in our country, a zoo-slash-theme-park called Wildlands.  An Adventure Zoo. I visited with my son (11) and ofcourse, we were not the only ones. While waiting in an incredible complicated line, I noticed this statue. … Continue reading

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Cool portraits

At The Museum of Everything – located in the Kunsthal in Rotterdam – I was struck by a gallery of portraits by Johnson Weree. Johnson Weree (1970, Liberia) Itinerant émigré draughtsman of limitless visionary capacity, whose swirling palette resolves itself into bursts, portraits and … Continue reading

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