The Sierra de Guadarrama has got a lot of hidden treasures. It’s coarseness is showing purity, combined with sleepy towns, national parks and colourful history of Spain. Sometimes, walking around alone in the middle of the mountain area, it feels like i can face Clint Eastwood any moment, where he is acting as a cowboy, […]Lees meer "The painted rocks of Sierra de Guadarrama."
The Street-Artists that are included within the Capturing Creativity project, are from all around the world: the Netherlands, Belgium, England, America, Sweden and so on. After having the honor to meet and talk to Cranio, Brazil is represented in a more than nice way. I did speak to him about his thoughts on creativitity. Before […]Lees meer "Portrait: Cranio"
Balingen, a town in Baden-Württemberg, capital of the district of Zollernalbkreis in the South of Germany. Nowadays a middle sized city with approximately 35.000 residents.In this pressumed conservative part of Germany, rich of history, age-oldmedieval buildings and attended surroundings i am happily surprised to face a social project for street art. The organisation ‘FREIRAUM Balingen […]Lees meer "Street Art in Balingen"
Graffiti en Street Art are booming in the Netherlands. Supported by local authorities the city of Rotterdam is creating an ‘open air’ museum in the city by creating big murals made by well respected (international) artists. Close to Rotterdam Central train station, new street art will be added to the already existing (mural sized) paintings. […]Lees meer "Open – Air Street Art Museum Rotterdam"
Driving on the former coalition route Jackson, and vigorously protected by a team of armed forces I am travelling through the land of Mesopotamia. Modern-day Iraq, prominently mentioned in the religious scriptures of different religions is nowadays a country of contrasts. The route is passing the geograhical sites of Ur, Uruk and Al Hilla, the […]Lees meer "Iraq: Street Art as a patriotic tool."
A new piece of art is created at the NDSM dockyards,on the northern bank of the IJ-river. Under particular Dutch climatical circumstances (sun, rain, wind) a painting has been added to this Street Art and Graffiti area in the North part of Amsterdam. Close to the tremendous Street Art portrait of Anne Frank, painted by […]Lees meer "Ode to an impressive man."
De Krommenieër Peter Meijn is een enorm veelzijdige creatieveling. Binnen het werkveld van de straat kunst heeft Meijn een breed scala aan stijlen, interesses en drijfveren. Wat begonnen is als een hobby, is in de loop der jaren uitgegroeid tot een zichzelf aangeleerde vaardigheid. Deze vaardigheden geeft hij door aan anderen in LOADS (Lots of […]Lees meer "Peter Meijn: One Artist Doing Lots of Styles"