Annie Howard – The Tattooed Venus

Annie Howard – The Tattooed Venus

Annie Howard Annie Howard was known as the « tattooed Venus ». She was a spitfire rebel ; a divorcee who once slapped a man for insulting her tattoos, which landed her in jail for 10 days ! A news article states, that Annie was arrested early on in her career (1882)...
Paula Rego and Greyson Perry in Paris

Paula Rego and Greyson Perry in Paris

Narrative and Figurative Art I was so encouraged and hopeful about the art world after seeing two exhibitions in Paris in October/November of 2018. Two artists working in a narrative and figurative genre. Narrative meaning that the image tells a story, and figurative...
Popland Art Show at Kochxbos Gallery in Amsterdam

Popland Art Show at Kochxbos Gallery in Amsterdam

Pop Land   Open borders to Pop Surrealism The new exhibition of KochxBos Gallery – Popland – shows the crème de la crème of Pop Surrealism art, made by sixteen internationally renowned artists who haven’t exhibited in the Netherlands before....
Germany Summer 2019

Germany Summer 2019

On Holiday in Stuttgart This art show in the red light district in a parking garage left me with mixed feelings. #fumesandperfumes Sex, fashion, perfect bodies and provocative images in an “urban” setting. I guess it’s cool to see art in unexpected...

Ecole de Louvre Part 3

July lesson at the Louvre. To change things up this time I went with a friend! It is very nice to sketch together, chat and then go to lunch 😁. This is supposed to be a group of feathers on the back of the soldier’s helmet. He’s in anguish after being...