All posts tagged: artist

Style Talks

Style Talks

A SELECTED BUNCH OF PEOPLE, 10 SHORT QUESTIONS AND 10 FASHIONABLE/REFRESHING/INSPIRATIONAL/AMUSING ANSWERS. THAT ARE THE INGREDIENTS FOR STYLE TALKS. THIS TIME WE TALKED WITH DESIGNER EBRU DURMAZ OF THE BRAND EBRUZE. Ebru Durmaz is an artist, designer and entrepreneur from Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In 2009 she started Ebruze.com. Ebruze is a Dutch fashion and lifestyle brand,

Selfies X Golden Age

Selfies X Golden Age

I’ve always been fascinated about the paradox between past and present. It’s not without reason that I chose to do the study Medieval Studies (I know, not the most common choice…). The emotions people show in the literature and art pieces of that time have so many similarities with how we react nowadays. Of course,

Shards Flowers

Shards Flowers

Using thousands of ceramic shards, artist Zemer Peled (born and raised in a Kibbutz in the northern part of Israel) constructs sculptures that resemble beautiful blooming flowers. Her works combine a variety of colors and designs; to construct these works, Zemer uses a slab roller and creates sheets of clay that are glazed and fired.

Yoga mat cut-outs

Yoga mat cut-outs

It looks like a real painting by Matisse… but if you have a close look you’ll find out it’s a Matisse-like ‘painting’ made out of hand-cut yoga mats. Cool! Love it when an artist (in this case Alex Ebstein) combines such unexpected materials to create the most beautiful stuff. Her yoga mat cut-outs are strongly

Classic meets Street

Classic meets Street

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov photoshops scenes and figures from classical paintings into modern-day life scenes. By doing that Holbein’s famous The Ambassadors is for example transported to the table of a seedy bar. The results are playful, entertaining images of the present and the past.

Kunstenaarsbal

Kunstenaarsbal

How would a Kunstenaarsbal (artists ball) be like? This Saturday I’ll find out! It’s the third edition of ‘Het Kunstenaarsbal’ and it will take place in the city theatre of Amsterdam. During this multidisciplinary arts festival the different worlds of art, photography, performance, theater, film, audio-visual art and music will come together at one place.

Talkin’ Gluten

Talkin’ Gluten

When living in Cape Town for a while you’ll notice that all of Cape Town residents are pursuing a healthy lifestyle. That is… most of them. It’s also not a really difficult thing to pursue; sport facilities are cheap, sport possibilities are uncountable and the food culture is in general very healthy. The food bars

New Chique Gallery

New Chique Gallery

What I like are (young) people who dare to give creative people a platform to flourish. A good example of such a thing is the New Chique Gallery. This gallery wants to put beginning artist on the map by providing affordable art. Prices are kept low by both the artists as the New Chique Gallery

Mad scarves

Mad scarves

Next year I’ll be in South-Africa for a while for some swell work related projects. Never been before in (South-)Africa and I just can’t wait to explore the country and it’s culture. I also can’t wait to discover all kind of South-African artistic brands and people. I recently already bumped (online) into a cool brand