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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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Shattered in their own way

In school self portraits were made from magazines, collage style. Every portrait carried a name under it and a birthday, put together like a calendar wall. They may not seem very precise, rather fauve, with a lot of energy, but … Continue reading

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Miniature magic

This is one of the miniature portraits by Elvira Duives. Drawn on cardboard no larger than 5×4,5 cm, they are beautifully detailed portraits of new people. Sometimes drawn after an existing portrait, but felttipped into an imaginary Walhalla of ordinary … Continue reading

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