Artist’s houses, we know some of them, think of Peter Paul Rubens’ house in Antwerp or the one of James Ensor in Ostend. When I was little I went to the beautiful house and garden of Claude Monet in Giverny, France. Unfortunately, I possess no memories of that visit, only..
‘My wife and I had already agreed that the watercolor that Marlene Dumas made of me at the time of Documenta would be my obituary image. (…) At that time twenty years ago, Marlene comprehended me already: on the one hand, a 16-year-old boy, on the other hand, a man with..
Alexander Dumbadze, Bas Jan Ader, Death is Elsewhere, University of Chicago Press, 2013
An adventurous book exploring the life and career of an extraordinary artist who became a myth due to his mysterious death on sea, the Dutch artist Bas Jan Ader (1942-1975).
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