Jan Schoonhoven (1914-1994) was a legendary artist, whose personal life fired imagination as much as his minimalist reliefs of cardboard and papier-mâché. He was a modest civil servant who conquered the world with his art, produced in the evenings. He never left his homet..
In December 1968 independent curator, gallery owner, publisher, collector, researcher, archivist and bibliographer Seth Siegelaub (1941-2013) published Xerox book. Instead of a traditional exhibition with actual physical pieces, Siegelaub decided to invite seven artists t..
Three friends live together in the Coachella Valley in southern California, each telling stories about themselves and stories of their creation. This is the framing story for the well-known novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by novelist and artist Dougla..
Blogs, newspapers, art magazines, websites of museums or art institutions. Most of them announced and commemorated the death of one of the most significant representatives of Postwar Abstract Painting, the American painter and sculptor Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015). End Dec..
Wonder how it would be when animals take over our world? Enough scary apocalyptic films have appeared during the years where all sorts of creatures, from gigantic gorillas to tyrannosaurus rex, slowly and violently make their appearances in the human environment. Fortunat..
You probably lived at different places during your life. Perhaps two or three, or if you are a big mover around 10 or more. I have to be honest, since I left the parental house at 18 I lived in 5 different places in Utrecht. 5 accommodations in 10 years, that’s quite a fe..
It has been a couple of months since the latest Little artnecdotes contribution, this to my greatest regret. Due to my work for Beaufort and the intensity of the related activities for this triennial the comatose state of Little artnecdotes took a little longer than I exp..
You might have noticed it. Little artnecdotes had been off the radar for a little month. A very unfortunate confluence. Due to the opening date of Beaufort on the 21st of June, Little artnecdotes planned to remain in a comatose state until the beginning of July. In the su..