Now look at this! Gertjan van der Stelt

While visiting the Goudse Keramiek Dagen last week, I bumped into the beautiful ceramic sculptures of Gertjan van der Stelt. Not literally off course  -thank god for that- but on my way to the ceramics market I passed by a gallery showing van der Stelts work – and fell in love. Take a look yourself: It reminded me a bit…

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Lezing Koen Van Synghel – 7 december – Academie Mol | projectarchitectour

Interesting lecture organized by Projectarchitectour. In Flemish though… Lezing Koen Van Synghel – 7 december – Academie Mol | projectarchitectour. “Koen Van Synghel is een boeiend architect / kunstcriticus die niet altijd kiest voor de geijkte of conventionele invalhoek.  Als begenadigd spreker werkte hij ook een tijdje voor de VRT en krijgt vele lovende kritieken…

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Ai Weiwei: One Hundred Million Sunflower Seeds

A beautiful short documentary on the Chinese artist Ai WeiWei’s sunflower seeds project, which at the same time sheds a unique insight into the traditional Chinese porcelain craft. One Hundred Million Sunflower Seeds was an art installation at the Tate Modern , London.  Ai Weiwei created the clay seeds individually using workshops in the city…

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Ceramics – The faceted forms of Halima Cassell

  The way Halima Cassel has perfectioned the art of manipulating the planes and facets of a pattern, result in beautiful carved ceramic forms. Each ceramic piece is so intriguing, making you zoom in on the picture vigorously trying to find out how she possibly did it: where she started, how she carved the facets,…

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Box illusions by Krystina Naylor

I just landed on the blog of Krystina Naylor and found this picture. I’m still baffled by it. You really need to look twice to see that she painted the illusion of an opened box. For more take a look at her blog OddShapesAndStuff.

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