Kantha Shawls – Capsicum’s Beautiful Fairytale

The team from Capsicum Natuurstoffen journey very regularly to India to source beautiful handmade textiles. Returning from a recent trip, they brought back to Amsterdam these rare and beautiful Kantha Shawls. Capsicum describes them as a ‘beautiful fairytale.’ Read more Kantha Shawls – Capsicum’s Beautiful Fairytale

Contemporary Dutch Realist Painter Bernardien Sternheim at Mokum Gallery

Bernardien Sternheim is currently exhibiting  at Galerie Mokum – Amsterdam.

The Model - 2013 - oil on canvas by Bernardien Sternheim
The Model – 2013 – oil on canvas by Bernardien Sternheim

Central themes to the figurative art of Bernardien Sternheim are men and women exposed in all their vulnerability and strength. Read more Contemporary Dutch Realist Painter Bernardien Sternheim at Mokum Gallery

Galerie Mokum – Solo art exhibition by Mario ter Braak

On Friday, February 14th 2014, the solo exhibition of Dutch artist Mario ter Braak opens in Galerie Mokum. Galerie Mokum welcomes all guests on this Valentine’s Day to the Gallery where you can discover and admire the striking works of Mario ter Braak at your leisure.

The official exhibition opening is on FRIDAY 14th February from 17:00 to 19:00. Exhibition continues until March 16th 2014. Galerie Mokum specialises in New Dutch Realism.

‘Bodies and absurdities II “- 2013 – oil on canvas – 121 x 113.5 cm:

'Lichamen en Ondingen II' - 2013 - olieverf op linnen- 121 x 113,5 cm
Mario ter Braak ‘Lichamen en Ondingen II’ – 2013 – olieverf op linnen- 121 x 113,5 cm

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Summer Painting Courses in Amsterdam 2014

It’s never too early to plan your in summer, especially in this weather. We are keen to  tell you about the fantastic week long Summer Painting Courses given by Dutch artist Daniella Rubinovitz at her Atelier Molenpad, located on the Canal Belt in the picturesque heart of Old Amsterdam, on the doorstep of the Nine Streets district. Read more Summer Painting Courses in Amsterdam 2014