Photographs with Text

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In my teens, I started painting and writing. Pop Art, Op Art, and the beginnings of Conceptual Art were everywhere. Psychedelia either added or confused things, depending on how one addressed that series of artistic and personal choices. Because of the artistic pre-occupation with ‘media’, it was inevitable that images and words mixed into interesting yet homogenous ways. Consider this …

Week Seven Reflections

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Belated reflection, as we are enjoying a family holiday then a trip to Rencontres d’Arles to meet the Falmouth group. For many reasons, the Netherlands has always had a special place in my artistic heart. Ingrid and I spent many happy days getting to know each other in the galleries and museums of the country, as well as exploring common …