At the banks of the Grebbeberg

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Finally on top of the Grebbeberg, an ice age moraine. At the start of the second world war this was the spot where Dutch soldiers fought very hard against the German invaders (without loads of amphetamine, mind you). Of course we had once been to the Ouwehand Zoo with the… Read More »At the banks of the Grebbeberg

The 6th day of God’s uncreation – the morbid surrealism of the Polish artist Beksinski

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Dystopian and apocalyptic are main qualifications when it comes to describing the works of Zdzisław Beksiński. I wonder if that interpretation is correct. Admittedly, with many of his paintings I get the impression that I am looking at the sixth day of God’s uncreation: tomorrow He might switch off the… Read More »The 6th day of God’s uncreation – the morbid surrealism of the Polish artist Beksinski

Welcome to the new Watergeest

This is the new version of my blog. Stay tuned, things will happen. Dit is de nieuwe versie van mijn weblog. De oude versie blijft gewoon beschikbaar. Hij staat in het menu.