ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN AMSTERDAM
Welcome piece of art
This artwork does not care about aesthetics. Colors and features are accurately taken from the suroundings. But guess more ...
Happiness, proudness and joining the community
The artwork refers to liberation and the first moments of happiness. If it had also been the intention more ...
impressive hopeful person
This small artwork of a girl who looks intently with bright eyes to the clouds and stars. This was, after all, the little that more ...
A bizarre circus of typical Dutch and absolutely-not Dutch
In this collection of statues you immediately feel that something is wrong, but what is it ...? You feel recognition but also more ...
Different emotions
At first nothing is noticed but suddenly it becomes apparent: the artwork Four Seasons by Rob Birza changes continuously more ...
About resilient people
In a snapshot you understand that this artwork has a message. But it takes a while before you can bring this into words. I give more ...
Resistance in Amsterdam
The artwork is a masterpiece and an important monument. The evokes me strong feelings of boldness, spontaneity, honesty more ...
This artwork is what we need
Phane by Armando is large (it’s more than human’s hight), has an irregular surface, has a whimsical form. The rectangular part more ...
Strong and warmhearted
This strong and decisive woman Mama Branka by Nelson Carrilho is made of earth, but it is cracked and broken. The woman is more ...
A kiss as a perfect artifice
The two shiny strokes are powerful, but are also idealized forms and therefore without character. De Kus (The Kiss) by Jeroen more ...
A humble line that overcomes gravity
A strong line comes from the earth and manages to make a swirl in the air. For a short while beauty occurs in the air. The work more ...
About impact
You feel immidiately the impact of this artwork but you need time to understand this work of art. From a distance and after grief more ...
Misschien in elkaar grijpende onderdelen van machines
De cirkels die naar binnen en naar buiten gaan bij Zonder Titel van Wicher Meursing, zijn sympathiek. Maar het kunstwerk zegt more ...
Niet zomaar een sirene
Sirene is een goede titel; het beeld is aanlokkelijk en drukt vrouwelijke kracht uit. Van een afstand zien we ronde vormen more ...
See what comes with an iconic sculpture
In my essays it’s my intention to let artwork and its environment speak for itself, without taking into account what is written more ...
Incentive to imagination
It is not easy to find. Somewhere between wide streets, high rows of houses, a bridge and a sluice, you can find Fata Morgana more ...
Sorrow and loss
This artwork expresses sadness but sees no chance to console. ou see three shapes that stand on an angle of each other and are more ...
Dit is geen sprookje
Rembo van Bastienne Kramer is een sterke man. Hij staat wijdbeens op grote voeten. De armen komen uit een indrukwekkende more ...
The hardness of violence and a circle that feels as a embrance
This versatile monument has a form that feels like an embrace and a support, while the finishing helps make palpaple the more ...
Kan kunst grappig zijn?
Familie van Ubbo Scheffers is een grappig kunstwerk. Alles is gemaakt van schijven en bollen. Een vrouw met een hoedje, een more ...
joy, gentleness and humor
The mural is directly readable because of the clear lines. The work is intriguing. A hand is the handle for further reading more ...
Aesthetically pleasing without a function
This artwork is changing it’s location all the time. It makes use of all the space there is. The Drijvend Plastiek (Floating Plastic) has a simple form, is this a tree? more ...
Why is this work of art so awry?
I feel a welcome gesture by something that is halfway between a toll, a fortified tower, a merry rabbit, a windmill. When I see more ...
An artwork that calls for respect
Honestly, I need to overpower a resistance when I see a entirely religious image. This I also with The Long Hum by Theo more ...
A perfect, powerful, effective form but something is missing
I see a white string in a simple knot, that is wrapped around a pillar. The material of the string is smooth and white in color. The size of the knot makes that the column barely stands out. more ...
vibrancy, style and harmony
The image does not seem typical Amsterdam, the city that is often associated with citizens, looseness and entertainment. That's more ...
The Arch is welcome
The work The Arch by Lon Pennock has got different qualities then Lusvorming Object by Otto Heuvelink. The Arch is welcome, is more ...
Tajiri dares
This meeting place is not a modest gesture for those who do not dare and depend on each other. If you agree to to assemble more ...
Discs of glass could magnify the area and the sky
This sympathetic artwork Lensbomen (Glasses Trees) by Thomas Puckey is a tree containing discs of glass. The artwork would have more ...
Reached little to high
This small statue can easily be walked by. But what is the case? This is a perky bird with character and with burning eyes and more ...
Warmte en gloed
Jonkers Nacht van Arjan Veldt geeft de stad warmte en gloed, door de stad van goud te maken. Als je goed kijkt zie je dat een more ...
A welcome supplement
The statue brings new dimensions in: of naturalness, togetherness and shelter. And this a welcome supplement in a functional more ...
t’s quiet normal to be a little strange
This artwork is telling your story, while this is completely new. You recognize the land on which it’s standing, the straight more ...
Gripping, stilly and touching
This work of art makes you to come closer and lets you silently reflect on the present, the past and the future. The more ...
Als je langer kijkt zie je perfectie
Twee staven en twee ogen. Toch is het een knoop. Tenminste dat denk je. Als je langer kijkt, zie je perfectie. En dan is Zonder more ...
Connections
This statue La Demeure Humanine by Ossip Zadkine is a beautiful artwork. The persons are connected with each other more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN BEIJING
keep standing up
Massiveness can have an absolute nature. The question in The Wolves Are Coming by Liu Ruowang whether the lone more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN BERLIN
Serious issues
Although Karl Bobek's Torso of a man impersonates who is actively involved, the man also seems to perish. This man more ...
Solid elements meet in a gentle way
In Berlin by Eduardo Chillida two almost similar shapes meet each other. They stand on a sturdy leg. Their fingers are more ...
Ode to the modern man
Three male figures meet each other. In the athletic figures you can see small openings arranged in a regular pattern more ...
An artwork which brings silence
A cube is a closed form. But what happens when it’s opened? Then you can look inside the heart of the space. Then the more ...
Inconsistencies
A monumental rectangular shape appears to be composed of car wrecks. This artwork by Camberlain is playing with more ...
tension, selfesteem and spaciousness
Pyramid by Josef Erben has got power, tension, selfesteem and spaciousness because of the bow-shaped object. The more ...
the ground collapses
It gives a special feeling when the ground collapses and the blocks become higher at the same time so the blocks stand more ...
A closed shape, a smooth skin and a hard material
The concrete cube has perfectly polished planes with sharp edges. In one of these planes, there is a rectangle wherein more ...
An angel or a human?
Nike 89 made by Wieland Foester is not a perfect angel, but rather a touchingly sweet person. You see wings, the more ...
About mankind
From every angle the artwork is entirely different; the image is literally more dimensional. From the street-side lines are more ...
Gives respect and invites you
gives respect and invites you to commemorate together and ponder, like Jan Wolkers does in the artwork Nooit Meer Auschwitz more ...
architectural qualities
Askulap by Volkmar Haase is an artwork that has architectural qualities. It could be a functional object like for instance a more ...
Expresses pain and love
A touching small statue sits in a large square-tight space that is part of a kind of temple. A round woman is wrapped in a more ...
Tradition, trust, hope and future
In the Garden of Exils Daniel Libeskind the olive-trees refer to tradition, trust, hope and future. The olives are standing in more ...
Kind gesture of welcome
The work Klingende Blume Achim Kühn is an common example of a kind gesture of welcome; big and then either more ...
Gently approaching each other
I’ve seen Berlin by Matschinsky-Denninghoff many times and for me it’s a precious artwork. I see two shiny forms more ...
Falling warrior
With Der Gestürzte Krieger by Markus Lüpertz we witness the last moment of a brave man who has fought for a good more ...
Attractive
Although Yolanda by Miriam Lenk does not have the perfect porportions, she is so attractive that it's hilarious. more ...
Not perfect
Wolfgang Matteuer's Jahrhunderschritt depicts a person off which does not correspond to the ideal of beauty. This more ...
51 Consectetur naam langer Titel
adi-pisicing elit nog meer Jacobus Consectetur Schuyt more ...
Nothing's wrong
Nothing's wrong; Europe Power Handstand. Ernst Leonhard's work plays catchy way with a heavy body that adopts a more ...
massiveniss
Ansgar Nierhoff’s Die Bastion has a similar shape as the artwork Nooit Meer Auschwitz by Jan Wolkers. The difference is more ...
Primal
The ugly cyclope Meeresgrund by Otto Petri looks fascinated at an attractive sleeping woman. This is not a good work of more ...
Extreme minimalism
The artwork consists of an open perfect cube, which is divided in multiple perfect cubes. Le Witt uses nothing but cubes more ...
Finding support
adi-pisicing elit nog meer Jacobus Consectetur Schuyt A woman looks at you while she sits around boulders and has a sickle on her lap. It appears to be a tribute to more ...
An artwork with humor
This artwork has bizarre shapes; a funnel, a kind of coin, some exhaust pipes, a platter, some flags. The artwork is more ...
a joke altogether
The artwork Steckenpferd träumt mit dem Regenbogen by Ruediger Jan Roehl is clearly readable and a joke altogether, more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN CHICAGO
An sculpture that calls for the best
Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz is an artwork of eight figures with legs and a torso but no arms or head. The more ...
Making it more interesting
The Sounding Sculpture is an artwork with slender lines that make up a sort of fence. These lines make more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN HONG KONG
Reflecting subtle
A Dew Drop by Chin Fai Danny Lee has a gentle form and reflects the environment subtle and stylish. A reflective more ...
Emotions like peace, warmth, control, essence
The large round shape of Abract Sculpture Cynthia Sah changes into a small curl. This form is clearly visible while it is more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN LONDON
Honest artwork
The artwork has a round shape, a rounded disk like a wheel. A round shape is a basic shape, which by itself already more ...
Fresh colours in an awkward place
Narrow vertical lines have many colors: primary, greyed to saturated. When the work is viewed between two fingers, each more ...
Ode to the horse
This artwork is an ode to the horse. The mouth is gently touching the ground, the nose remains closed to the bottom but more ...
Portions of the surroundings are manipulated
The artwork Untitled by Tomas Saraceno is located in a park. The nature (trees, clouds) is reflected by the shiny surface. more ...
Invites you
Do you recognize this: walking endlessly in the evening in a sad city without much to see, especially when you cross a more ...
good starting point
A fabric starts on the bottom with a recognizable structure, which is switching to an ever looser structure. If you look more ...
Evokes fundamental discussions
Picture of a woman with severe handicaps; softonon. An illness causing vital parts of the body not mature, the beauty of more ...
Touching for its ugliness
This artwork has got nothing; no shape, color, tactility, structure. What a nerve to make such work! The sculpture stands at more ...
Self-confidence, strength and sympathy
This artwork Angel by Emily Young has the potential to say meaningful things about the role of the European tradition more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN LOS ANGELES
Mysterious artwork
In the Eye of the Storm by Krivanek and Breaux is a mysterious artwork. The straight chrome tubes are standing in rows more ...
Get a star
How wonderful it must be for you to get a star in Hollywood? Christain Moeller gives with Mojo you fame for one second at more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN MILAN
This stands out
Everyone knows the statue LOVE. You wouldn't say that AMOR is written. Because it’s that popular, you don’t realize that more ...
Possible meanings
Forming together a column by perfect circles laying portrait and landscape and perfect spherical elements in between more ...
How to make monumentality?
One of the most classic works in honor of the conqueror is a monument like Porta Sempione by Luigi Cagnola. The more ...
Playing with gravity
Chiaroscuro by Guiseppe Maraniell has two legs which flit to a thin compass point. Above the legs a shape is engaged more ...
Seems like a lonely human
This person is incorporated into larger and smaller structures. It’s a pity for this man that the structures more ...
Damage
This is a realistic artwork that depicts a hand with the middle finger raised up. This is a shocking image and makes you more ...
Smoothness of men and women
This artwork by Fausto Melotti consists of seven androgynous images who are close together. The images are more ...
Recognizable
My impression is that a work like Monumento Resistenza by Anna Praxmayer with a person and birds, has impact on more ...
Monument which opens itself
Iosa Ghini Massimo has made with Quattro Punti Per Una Torre a significant, eye-catching artwork. The monumental form more ...
Modern and colorful
Because of the use of modern and colorful materials in Wonderline by Francesco Roggero the artwork relates to an more ...
Hopeful
On a dark spot in the city, a small light on a roof is suddenly seen. It turns out to be Uomo Della Luce (Man with Light) by more ...
Lines and spaces
The artwork Monumento Caduti by Carlo Ramous has lines and spaces that lie along each other and may slowly move in more ...
Reflections and distortions
In Reflections From Sky, Helidon Xhixha disrupts a shiny surface, the area is on a special reflected in the artwork and more ...
Powerful lines
While clear lines croak the surface, they become long lines that give dynamism to the artwork Onda Victoria by Franceso more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN VARIOUS CITIES IN THE NETHERLANDS
Speels draaiende lijn
Bij Verbinding 3 van Jan Baetsen zie ik allereerst een speels draaiende lijn. Deze lijn verbindt twee rechthoeken die more ...
ontmoeting met ons primitieve zelf
Kun je nog herinneren dat je primitief leefde? Weet je nog dat je op dorpelingen was more ...
Wat zou hij met ons kunnen delen?
Brede schouders gaan over naar een slanke taille. Ook al is het gezicht niet zichtbaar, je snapt dat deze man rechtop more ...
Een hemels kunstwerk
Er staan blauwe boomstronken in rechte lijnen in een bos. Het blauw is een mooie aanvulling more ...
Een opdracht aan de kijker
Een grote zwarte eenvoudige vorm staat midden in het landschap. De vorm houdt het midden more ...
Dit is een gewone man
Hij draagt een wit overhemd met zijn bovenste knoopje los. Er lopen scheuren dwars more ...
Lieve reuzen in de polder
Dit zijn olifanten. Maar dan wel in de vorm van lieve reuzen. De slurf van deze kolossen is iets te kort. more ...
Dit kunstwerk maakt mij vrolijk
Kokers staan bovenop elkaar. Het zijn perfecte kokers, met schuine uiteinden. Door ze op elkaar te stapelen staan ze more ...
Wat zou je willen zien in dit kunstwerk?
Een mens herkent heel goed een vorm, ook als het sterk vervormd is. Dit konijn heeft geen atletisch figuur, aaibare more ...
A kiss as a perfect artifice
The two shiny strokes are powerful, but are also idealized forms and therefore without character. De Kus by Jeroen Henneman is more ...
Hier klinkt een jarenlange stilte
In de tuin staat een object. Het object is beschermd met duurzaam materiaal en is verweerd door de lange jaren. more ...
Kijken naar het onzichtbare
Wat zien wij bij het kunstwerk Liquid Light XL van Adam Colton? Ik zie iets stromen. Maar wat? En waarin? Dit lijkt op water more ...
De wereld waarin wij wonen
Bij een bolvorm denk ik aan de wereldbol. Dan denk ik aan issues over de aarde, over de wereld waarin we leven. We more ...
Wilde vis
De IJssel is van mij.
Aan mijn laarzen voel ik de zompigheid van de more ...
Ietsepietsie overdreven
Een beetje aristocraat heeft een forse neus en dito haardos. Het is jammer dat van veraf te zien is dat dit natuursteen more ...
Vies. Lelijk. Opvallend. Gek.
Zzzzo vies
Luizaerc kun je niet eten. De kleur van Luizaerc is gevaarlijk. more ...
Uit het binnenste van een berg
Zonder Titel van Sigurdur Gudmundsson is een brok natuursteen. Ik zie een object van misschien 12 of zelfs more ...
Hou je vast!
Elke keer als ik over de Stichtse Rotonde rijd, houd ik mijn stuur steviger vast. Dit komt door It Takes Two To Tango van more ...
Dit wordt een belangrijk moment
In de afgelopen zomer heb ik een ruïne gezien van een kathedraal. Uit de geschiedenisboeken weet ik dat hier ooit een more ...
rechthoekig, gebogen, geknikt, gevouwen
Een scherm van glimmende panelen staat midden in een open vlakte. De panelen zijn rechthoekig, gebogen, geknikt, more ...
Twee mensen ontmoeten elkaar weer
Twee halve schijven tikken elkaar aan, De schijven zijn glad en in de zon glimt het brons en is de groene kleur beter te more ...
Perfecte abstractie
Zijn dit twee vierkanten of twee cirkels? Is dit een open of gesloten kunstwerk? more ...
Dichterbij dan je denkt
Wat lijkt het me heerlijk om een kunstwerk te maken. Beeld je een mooie vrouw in. Zie hoe haar ogen gesloten zijn en more ...
Stevig venster naar buiten
Bij dit kunstwerk herken ik de vensters die je zoveel ziet in de Maastrichtse huizen. Ook zij zijn van stevig natuursteen. De more ...
Fris element dat midden in het leven staat
De piramide is honderd procent monumentaliteit. Bij Starting Point van Olaf Metzel blijft dit overeind, ook al is het more ...
Een dijk van een kunstwerk
Dit is een dijk van een kunstwerk. Dit kunstwerk kan met gemak een woeste zee tegenhouden. De lijnen geven elkaar more ...
The making of
Men neme een lange plaat.
Vouw deze langzaam more ...
De essentie van het kunstwerk
Ik zie een poema in een gebogen ruimte. Dit is gemaakt van kabels waar je dwars doorheen kunt kijken. Als je onder dit more ...
relaxed mensen kijken
Laten we ontspannen op een bankje gaan zitten. Dit is de ideale plek om niets te doen, relaxed naar mensen kijken en more ...
Aanleiding tot een avondvullend verhaal
Hemelsblauw, mangorood, signaalgeel, olijfgroen. Deze kleuren zou ik niet kiezen in mijn huiskamer. more ...
Hoe gesloten kun je zijn?
Het geslotene van dit kunstwerk intrigeert mij.
Het eerste wat ik mij afvraag more ...
Paard is een vriend van ons
Een paard is mooi, sterk en een vriend van ons. Bij dit paard weet ik het zo nét nog niet. more ...
Bruut geweld
Amazone te Paard van Arthur Spronken is even schrikken. Ik zou lachen maar niet verbaasd staan als er een more ...
gemengde gevoelens
Veel van dit kunstwerk vind ik spannend. Wat zie ik? Wat gebeurt er? Waarom, waarom? Maar één ding kun je more ...
100% lichaamskracht
Een vlezig been met spierbundels steekt vér vooruit. Met het andere been wordt misschien wel méér kracht gezet: dit more ...
Volgen en onthouden
Het is lastig om de bewegingen van de draden van Granny’s Knot van Shinkichi Tajiri te volgen en te onthouden. Er more ...
Volstrekt logische gedachte
Een gezicht, stel horens, een hals die een S-bocht maakt, een buik, twee balletjes, Aan de andere kant van het more ...
Dit is een heftig kunstwerk
Aan een standbeeld kun je voorbij gaan. Als je interesse hebt, kun je dichterbij komen. Ook dan kun je afhaken. more ...
Voel maar
In één oogwenk zie je vier elegante zuilen die op elkaar gericht zijn. De pijlers zijn verfijnd; de more ...
Het venijn
Dit kunstwerk heeft een efficiënte vorm. Eén stevige arm houdt een haak en een schild vast. Met deze haak is de zon in more ...
Een positief kunstwerk
Gekleurde Afrikaanse maskers als bloemen in een rode boom. De maskers zijn allemaal verschillend. De is voornamelijk more ...
Overgang
Twee grote symmetrische onderdelen liggen op een pilaar. Het ene onderdeel is fuchsia-rood en de andere roestbruin. more ...
Dit beeld huilt
Het hoofd is naar voren gebogen. In het silhouet zijn de ogen gesloten. In het aanzicht zie je half-open ogen en een more ...
Sterke vorm in het vlakke land
Daar staat een grote sterke vorm in het vlakke land. Dit is een goed monument. Een monument dwingt more ...
Simpel of vol van verhalen?
Dit bronzen kunstwerk heeft een bescheiden kleur, dat niet opvalt in een straat met donkerbruine huizen. Het werk more ...
Wat stenen ons zeggen kunnen
Grijze stenen liggen schots en scheef naast elkaar. Dit kan maar één ding betekenen: Sparking Bench van Tirza Verrips more ...
Zonder Titel
Toevallig ligt er aan de linkerkant de nok van een obelisk. Verhip, ook het dak van een more ...
misschien een teken
Er staan grote stalen kolossen op regelmatige afstand van elkaar. Elke staalplaat maakt indruk: ze zijn groot, ze zijn more ...
Je zou spontaan verliefd worden
Je zou spontaan verliefd worden op het landschap: de kleuren, de lijnen, het materiaal. David van de Kop kan dit met more ...
De rillingen gaan over mijn rug
Ben je klaar voor het kunstwerk Portes Femees van Christiaan Heydenrijk? Dit beeld gaat over een grote impact more ...
Wreedheid, kwetsbaarheid, oppermacht
Dit kunstwerk is verroest. Er zijn platen verlengd met bouten. Platen zijn op elkaar gelegd en vast gelast. De lijnen zijn more ...
Hoe kun je provoceren?
Bij dit kunstwerk zie ik een expliciet seksueel onderdeel (twee zaadballen), een letterlijk bestanddeel (een blad) en een more ...
Liefdevolle abstractie
Twee keer is een cirkel en een vierkant volledig met elkaar verbonden. Je kunt zien hoe liefdevol er gewerkt is aan dit more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN NEW YORK
calls for the best
Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz is an artwork of eight figures with legs and a torso but no arms or head. The more ...
A spider and fear
A spider is a very useful animal: it eats the annoying flies in your room, makes a wonderful web, it makes no noise. It’s more ...
Sweet, honest and endearing
Adam and Eve by Fernando Botero are naked en have chubby legs, faces, fingers. They look so sweet that you wouldn’t more ...
Pressure and balance
You can walk underneath the artwork Le Guichet by Alexander Calder. While walking I first of all recognize a spider. This more ...
This artwork has everything
The lines are drawn with a strong hand, but the curves are not perfectly circular. Is this case, the artwork would become more ...
No contact
Leucantha by Philip Grausman is a bust that is higher than humansize, made of white natural stone, has a face that is looking seriously. more ...
relaxation and togetherness
The artwork gives space because the air seems to be reflected. But because of the lines of the water there is movement, more ...
Giving the nature back
Sky Mirror is giving the nature back to the people. Anish Kapoor says something like:"Look around you, see the beauty more ...
Function of an artwork
This cube is standing on one corner and exactly on a 45 degree angle. It turns out to be eight cubes that fit together more ...
A gentle warm world
This artwork is made of ugly forms. They have soft colors and you touch them, you hear soft music. The artwork is on a more ...
Musles and nerves of the city
Some works seem very similar! The shades of the artwork by Max Neuhaus are rich and subtle. The grid has a simple more ...
Allowed to be the reversed
This artwork depicts a girl, you can see this because of the half-long hair. Her eyes are far apart and lay deep. Her more ...
Violent and loving
You are faced with a large shapeless object. The white color makes you think of an fine made more ...
hearing her silence
Echo by Jaume Plensa is a beautiful artwork of a girl who is sleeping. You hear almost her silence and almost feels the warmth of her face. more ...
This stands out
Everyone knows the statue LOVE. Because it’s that popular, you don’t realize that it is a historical statue, that it's more ...
A kind giant
I'm delighted as an artwork makes a statement, if it clearly speaks about society, about relationships, about art or the more ...
Advertising object
With the color pink I think of a girlsroom. I find the color lilac beautiful in a bouquet of flowers. I associate purple with the more ...
Impervious, ruthless
The flat concrete slab of East West Gate by Yuyu Yang is impervious. The shiny perfect round disk reflects the city with a more ...
An artwork with contrasts
You would think that this artwork doesn’t need his environment, due its perfect shape, smooth surface and bright color. more ...
Live and be together
This artwork can be read in a glance: some red legs stitch upward and downward and express a feeling of merriment and more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN PARIS
Won’t make you afraid
Red Spider by Alexander Calder consists of two parts: three curved lines and three closed forms who. These parts are more ...
The first impression
The sculpture by Armand Pierre Fernandez shows concrete everyday objects on literal way on a realistic scale. They are more ...
An artwork that raises questions
Pouce (‘thumb’) by Cesar Baldaccini is a literally an artwork: the sculpture is a wrinkled and curved thumb. The work has more ...
A drawing on the firmament
You easily walk on by this artwork; by change you see the thin lines on the unobtrusive poles. When it happens, it’s a more ...
Naturalness
Versus by Tony Cragg is made up of many layers of discs that seem to be worn away by the wind or water. The large more ...
Strong and dominant woman
Francois Galaup by Ante Dabro is a strong woman but is also not mysterious. Mysterious like Leucantha by Philip more ...
What more is there to say
What can I say about an artwork by Henry Moore; one of the most internationally renowned and well documented more ...
In perfect balance
Sculpture by Marta Pan has found a perfect balance in the form, in the finish and in relation to the environment more ...
A wise human of gold
Prophete by Louis Derbre comes near to Leucantha by Philip Grausman; this man is more ...
Art becomes experience
Two metal plates invite me to come closer. What is happening here? Strange large lines lay in a park. more ...
First and second impression
After the second more closely encounter the artwork is different from the first one. The question is whether you should more ...
Playing on the limits
Hydrophage by Jean Robert Ipousteguy makes a fool of every one of us, while we have a glance from afar, have a quick more ...
unites opposites
Signaux by Panayotis Vassilakis Takis consists of small objects that fill a large space. The cheerfull small objects are more ...
Nude but not attractive
Gaston Lachaise confronts us with a naked woman. Her precious parts are explicitly; her breasts hang heavy, her nipples more ...
Strong personality
Tindaro by Igor Mitoraj is meant to be a strong personality but it’s certainly not mysterious. Mysterious like Leucantha by Philip more ...
Resources
You see a blue cone with a red crescent and two circles. You catch immediately that this is a figure (I call this two-eye). more ...
A sweet giant
This artwork has got the colors blue, white and black from the environment. Colors are added like yellow, green and red more ...
Excite to happiness, love and hope
We see an orange beak, colored feathers, hair in the form of water jets, a green elephant, a floating mouth, a skull on a more ...
A beautiful woman
It’s interesting that our brain can recognize a figure in this shapeless mass. I think I see long hair, slim legs and thus a more ...
Two poignant persons
A person stands upright with spread legs and projected long arms. This is a strong human. This sets my mind at rest more ...
clear aesthetics
A classic column is covered with colored panels and a chrome-plated apple. This artwork stands out for the colors and more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
Een perfect kunstwerk
Het is moeilijk om onder woorden te brengen welk gevoel dit kunstwerk oproept. Er wringt iets ... more ...
gevaarlijke, grote spin
Ik zie gebogen lijnen en driehoeken en ik snap direct dat hier een spin wordt uitgebeeld. more ...
What is beauty?
Is this because of harmonic colors, monumental materials, elegant postures? Anita by David Bade has got to do it more ...
lelijk, vrolijk, geruststellend
Wat is het fantastisch om een keer een lelijk beeld te zien. Dit is het feest van herkenning ;-) more ...
Kortste weg
De Tor en de Stele van Förg Günther staan aan het begin en het einde van een steeg in het centrum van Rotterdam. more ...
What a abstract artwork means
The framework consists of four gold-coloured columns which are firmly based in a naturalstone pedestal, Two of these uprights bow in long lines more ...
De stad in de nacht
De stad kan zwart zijn. De stad is nog veel zwarter als ik in de regen loop, zwarte wegen en huizen zie met daartussen more ...
ik denk, ik hoor, ik voel, ik zie
Waarom zijn straten zo voorspelbaar? Waarom hebben zij toch altijd die rechthoekige, grijzige, regelmatige betonnen more ...
A choatisch structure
I have searched for structure in the artwork Long Thin Yellow Legs or Architecture by Coop Himmelb(l)au. I haven’t discovered it more ...
Indrukwekkend
Dit kunstwerk laat niet met zich sollen. Het heeft een stevige voorkant en achterkant. Hier kom je niet om heen. more ...
geen samenwerking
Het paard steigert met het gehele lichaam: de romp is een eenvoudige balk die recht omhoog steekt. more ...
sieraad, beschermer, provocateur
Voor mij is The River van Lon Pennock een baken, een sieraad, een beschermer, een provocateur, een overgangsrite more ...
minimale interventie
Bij het Maasbeeld is steeds de vraag of je een concrete vorm of design ziet: herken ik deze bal in het water?, wat is dit voor bijzondere krul?, is het more ...
Constructie is kunst
Een krachtige constructie schiet uit de hoek van een gebouw. De constructie is niet weg gewerkt. Nee, je ziet more ...
Two abstract discs as twins
This artwork is always different. It’s continuously moving and also back to vertical. The discs can pivot in the horizontal direction, they keep turning more ...
steeds weer vragen
Veel standbeelden zijn dodelijk serieus zonder een spatje humor, relativering, spot. Het onderwerp is duidelijk, gemaakt more ...
Geweld, verscheurdheid
Ongeveer 2,5 meter hoog, 10 meter lang. Verweerd groen metaal. Platen zijn gescheurd, gedeukt, geplet. Een pen met weerhaken steekt ongeveer more ...
Inscribed in our memorie
Everyone knows this artwork. It is impossible to write an essay about this artwork without knowledge about this work. I will still try to write without being more ...
everything under control
Their suits are perfect, even though I find the turquoise a little too bright, the yellow with a little too much gold. Their passes more ...
Spelen met cirkels
Een cirkel kan gesloten zijn en kan gevoelloos zijn. Spiraal II van Piet Killaars speelt met meerdere cirkels en wordt more ...
Fits in a city
Willem de Kooning created with Reclining Figure an artwork that is attractive, three-dimensional, raises many more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN SHANGHAI
Capable to express
Henry Moore is with Family Group capable to express emotions with abstract forms. The man embraces the child and the more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN TEL AVIV
The most concrete
In Energy by Benni Efrat I see at the same time an everyday object, an decorative element and an abstract artwork. I see more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS
Vlak en gepolijst
Bij een monument voor Roma en Sinti verwacht ik een kunstwerk dat uiting geeft aan angst tijdens achtervolging more ...
ESSAYS ABOUT ART IN TOKYO
What kind of men are these?
What are these important men with their flashy coats and top hats, doing just in front of this common natural stone office more ...
Opposites together
Grove is an artwork with pointed rods that somewhat resemble trees, mainly because they are standing cant. A city and a forest can feel like each other's more ...
An artwork has a mystery
This is a tall, slim pillar, made of discs. The disks are of varying thickness that are fused together. That's a good thing more ...
A spider and fear
A spider is a very useful animal: it eats the annoying flies in your room, makes a wonderful web, it makes no noise. It’s more ...
A human that speaks
This man is standing alone. He makes no contact with another human being. This person is nude, the body is not more ...
The solace and the pain
Great grasping fingers. And chicken-legs that grip the legs of a woman. The wings rest on her shoulders. The head more ...
Funny sculpture
This artwork glims on all sides. A shiny material reflects the viewer, deviates the communication with the viewer, so the more ...
Technique makes joyful
It must have given please for the people of the Pip Horne Studio, to create Bloom. To create a light-hearted object only more ...
A sparkling artwork
The shiny surface and the complex lines of Spiral Sikaru by Osamo Kido are eye-catching. A shiny surface is not my more ...
Cheerful construction
Could this be a part of a human being? No, this can not; bones are filled. Or could this be a node in a metro line? more ...
What is more quiet?
Cloud by Leandro Erlich is transparent and seems weightless. It is contrasted with the environment, in contrast with one more ...
Co-production
These stones come from the earth. They are faceted in the river. A shiny polished forms emerge by a continuous flow of more ...
A good starting point
This artwork consists of a screen, which is partly transparent. A central focal point arises because of the mirror, by the more ...
An alternative
The column has sharp corners, is higher than human-size, is standing straight. With a column we think of a monument more ...
Will it work out right?
This is a horse and a rider. You recognize this with the use of some imagination. This time Marino Marini created a more ...
This stands out
Everyone knows the statue LOVE. Because it’s that popular, you don’t realize that it is a historical statue, that it's more ...
Cheerful technique, but ...
The static thick steel beam is strongly curved. The bar is split in two, what remind me of two legs; one 90 degree bent, more ...
Excite to happiness
We see an orange beak, colored feathers, hair in the form of water jets, a green elephant, a floating mouth, a skull on a more ...
Round, soft and habitable
This artwork has a round shape. The arc is long, the curving line is faint and almost flat at the top. Gradualy, carefully more ...
Between extremes
Could Myomu by Yasda be a handle? It puts me in confusion: what could happens when I pull this out? Would it be more ...
Stillness, peace, understanding
You understand that this is a face, mainly because of the form of the backhead. The frontside could make you also think more ...
discussion about a pumpkin
I see a shapeless mass burst with circular openings. On top there is a disc with a curved tube. I know that more ...
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The tubes rise out of the ground. Open cut tubes are fixed on it. Just directly on each other. Without ornamentation, no more ...
Impressive flower pot
This artwork first comes as a shock. This is not possible. This is not a flower pot. The work is a big. This is more ...
No Title
I have never seen an artwork like this. The rectangular shape is solid and static. The object has a sturdy protective more ...
Exciting and natural
Perfect cubes are skewed placed along each other and are holding a delicate balance. A different element (a tube) is in more ...
No analytical speech
In this artwork I recognize nothing with certainty. The rough circle and the chain makes me think of carnival. I see a more ...
Hushed Poetry
This artwork shows what humans are capable of: making hushed poetry out of hard material. Iron laid as more ...
Perpetually biking
A bicycle is within everyone's reach. Advertising is for everyone. Robert Rauschenberg uses this for more ...
Art and sadism
This seems like a thorn. A thorn with a extra long razor-sharp needle. Or would the needle slowly stretch out and hit the more ...
An artist is allowed to be a child
An artist is allowed to be a child, is allowed to make an artwork which is laughing loud, which is angry, which is sad. I think more ...
This artwork makes cheerful
To the holes in the surface you can see that this work of art is made of natural stone. These holes are used to the debris more ...