Imagination

Water colour Inga & Christopher - Imagination

As a little girl, I had a vivid imagination. Gladly I still have, and I feel a child inside that chuckles when I create something again. ‘Use your imagination’ they told us in school when we had to draw or paint. Many children were staring in the blanc. Their imagination already fogged by so-called reality. […]

Self-Love Back To The Drawing Board?

In this weeks theme of love, I want to touch upon self-love. A few years ago that came to me as kind of a shock. It is not selfish, and it is even necessary to be able to love someone else. Someone told me that you can only give as much as you have for […]

Edmonia (Wildfire) Lewis, Artist | Sculptor

Her story told: Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907) was the first black visual artist to achieve broad, international recognition. She was a sculptor of African and American Indian descent. The New York Times wrote: ‘As an artist she transcended constraints, and as a woman of color, she confronted a society that wished to categorize her.’ For Edmonia […]

Elizabeth Amisu

This portrait is by far the most important painting I ever made. Elizabeth Amisu is the author of the first academic book on Michael Jackson, The Dangerous Philosophies of michael Jackson, His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife, published with Preager in 2016. She is also the author of the Sacerdos series, Ripe Earth, […]