3 x Venus

By: Louk Vreeswijk

May 22 2016

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Category: Europe, Netherlands

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La femme, toujours la femme. Constant source of inspiration for the arts.

1.
A ceramic Venus turning rounds in an ‘attractively’ lit up, enclosed space.
A red-light-district Venus?

 

Stephan Balkenhol, Female Nude, 1999, Limewood, Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Netherlands 2015

Stephan Balkenhol, Female Nude (detail), 1999, limewood, Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Netherlands 2015

2.
A huge wooden Venus on the landing. Unpolished, roughly cut, she impresses me as a strong piece of nature.
A Nordic Venus. I like her.

 

Michael Kirkham, Girl in Graveyard, 2005, oil on canvas, Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Netherlands 2015

Michael Kirkham, Girl in Graveyard, 2005, oil on canvas, Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Netherlands 2015

3.
“And me, do you like me?”
“Let me sit down and have a good look at you …..”

Photo of the week: B. Kramer, Installation Light House with sculpture Venus NYC XL (detail), stoneware on revolving pedestal with light installation, 2011, Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Netherlands 2015

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