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Doe Maar [2011 40x50]

doe maar
doe maar
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hen I was young (late seventies – early eighties), a Dutch band named “Doe Maar” was very famous, especially with young girls. We all remember the song “Nederwiet”. I had some paint left and created this work. Nothing special, just painting from scratch.

Impresión de Gaudi [2011 60x80]

Impresión de Gaudi
Impresión de Gaudi
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nfluences from Gaudi are the base of this painting. In Catalunya a lot of buildings from the ‘modernista’ period are well preserved. Of course Antoni Gaudi, as an artist, architect, designer and so on… is one of the most famous Catalan people. His works can be found in whole Catalunya. Gaudi was born in the city named Reus, near Salou. In Reus you can find the Gaudi Centre, go there and you find the base of his work.

Corazón [2009 40x40]

Corazon
Corazon
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orazón was made in Amsterdam. But I found my inspiration during my stay in Barcelona. In Spain the heart is very important object, everything comes from the heart. A lot of songs are about el corazón and my painting too, with some flowers.

Explosion [2009 40x40]

Explosion
Explosion
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xplosion was made in Amsterdam. This can happen when you paint over a canvas and you have a lot of very cheap oil paint left. Took over 2 years to dry, I think and still feels sticky.