Pale greenish shrouds hang quietly from top to bottom. Figures turn away from you and head into the tangle, dissolving and dissipating into the background even while they are standing still – as if it was you who is moving away. Continue reading “REMEMBER – those who stay”
The drooping eyes look tired, about to fall shut. There are deep shadows under her eyes and her hair hangs in flat streaks to both sides of her face. However, despite her weariness, her mouth is set determinedly and her chin raised in confidence. Continue reading “REMEMBER – worth fighting for”
This time of year makes us nostalgic. Christmas markets, celebrations, decorations and cards let us think of traditions, of how we picture Christmas celebration in centuries past. We switch off our electric lights and illuminate the dark of winter with candles. Continue reading “REMEMBER – the Christmas spirit”
Sargent was one of the leading portrait painters of his time. His clients traveled far for their portraits and he painted many renowned personalities of his time. All the more surprised was I to find this beggar girl in a side room of the exhibition. Continue reading “REMEMBER – the marginalised”
Mondrian hits the nail on the head. Even though he made this painting 76 years ago, it still captures perfectly the impression and the feeling I had walking through Manhattan. Continue reading “REMEMBER – an impression of New York City”
You’re at the beach, a gentle breeze in your face. There are no sounds except the gentle rolling of the waves. The sun shines through the clouds, reflecting on the rippling water. The blue of the sea transitions seamlessly into the blue of the sky. The view is infinite, without disruption. Continue reading “REMEMBER – the calmness of the sea”
One of the seven functions of art as therapy is to help us remember.
What is it that we might want to be reminded of that can help us in our lives? We might first think of significant, historical happenings that affect our society or even key events of your life that lead you onto new paths. Continue reading “REMEMBER – the Faroese chain dance”