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Patti Smith ‘Just Kids’

May 26, 2015 | posted in Art, Books, Music, Photography | by | Leave a comment

Just now re-reading legendary singer Patti Smith‘s beautiful 2010 memoir of her life and relationship with artist / photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. A beautiful and inspiring insight into her life, growing up in Southern New Jersey and her moving to the vivid sixties / seventies Chelsea New York. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _[...]

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Possession feat. Isabelle Adjani

May 23, 2015 | posted in Art, Film | by | Leave a comment

Possession is certainly one of the weirdest and greatest movies I recently saw. The 1981 French-German film was filmed in Berlin and directed by Andrzej Żuławski, it stars a beautiful young Isabelle Adjani and Sam Neill. The story follows the relationship between an international spy and his wife, who starts showing increasingly disturbing behavior after[...]

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Esther ‘Nieuw Jurk’ Meijer by Ilja Keizer

May 22, 2015 | posted in Fashion, Photography | by | Leave a comment

Recently did a fun shoot with Esther Meijer, designer and founder @ eccentric Dutch fashion label Nieuw Jurk in my favorite working place Studio 13 Amsterdam. All pieces by Nieuw Jurk. Find more works by Ilja Keizer here. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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Frans Hals Museum zoekt MUZE m/v

May 22, 2015 | posted in Art, Events, Exhibitions | by | Leave a comment

Ben jij een inspirerende persoonlijkheid, een opvallende verschijning en draag je de beeldende kunst een warm hart toe? Het Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem zoekt voor het komend jaar een MUSEALE MUZE. In De Hallen Haarlem is de zomertentoonstelling O MUZE! Inspirerende personen in de Nederlandse kunst sinds 1850te zien. De kunstgeschiedenis is ondenkbaar zonder muzen.[...]

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ELLE festival @ Hotel The Exchange

June 25, 2014 | posted in Amsterdam, Events, Fashion | by | Leave a comment

On the 27th, 28th and 29th of June ELLE festival will take over downtown Amsterdam. Discover the most exciting new trends in fashion, food and interiors. Whet your appetite for a day of ELLE festival at Café Stock, the daytime café of Hotel The Exchange. Get spoiled and adrenalized with our coffees and croissants, or[...]

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Ryan McGinley ‘Vertical Color of Sound’

May 23, 2014 | posted in Nudity, Photography | by | Leave a comment

The wilderness of America, it’s unruly flower meadows, great lakes and black caves are bathed in a wash of surreal color in the euphoric images of New York photographer Ryan McGinley’s latest exhibition, Vertical Color of Sound, with naked models swirling in the midst of a Bacchanalian frenzy. A lovely new series of nudes, made on[...]

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CONVERSE COLOR CLASH ANTWERP

May 16, 2014 | posted in Art, Events, Fashion | by | Leave a comment

“Let me paint your favourite song…”. Roxanne Dekker (1982) is an illustrator from Amsterdam who works with a youthfull speed. What’s in her head, she has to get on paper and that can be in many different ways. Roxanne likes to show you her colorful, new shaped little worlds. She wants to tell you stories[...]

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Steinbessers Experimental Gastronomy at the Lloyd Hotel: Spring edition

May 7, 2014 | posted in Amsterdam, Events | by | Leave a comment

Under the culinary guidance of chef Femke van den Heuvel, in collaboration with Marjolein Triesscheijn, Steinbeisser together with the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy invites you to a creative-culinary event, where a 5 course menu will be served, made of plant-based ingredients from biodynamic farming sourced in different regions of the Netherlands. Located in the charming scenery of[...]

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Ilja Keizer for Dutch newspaper NRC

April 3, 2014 | posted in Photography | by | Leave a comment

A small selection of photos that I shot for the weekend special of Dutch quality newspaper NRC. From top to bottom: Ann Demeester, Maartje Wortel, Monic Hendrickx, Yvette van Boven and Middas Dekkers. Find more here. _ _ _ _ _ _

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Hassan Hajjaj ‘Kesh Angels’

February 10, 2014 | posted in Photography | by | Leave a comment

Great series by Maroccan photographer Hassan Hajjaj, who shot the ‘biker girl gangs’ of Marrakech. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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Tomoko Mukaiyama by Ilja Keizer

Japanese artist / composer Tomoko Mukaiyama was shot by Ilja Keizer. Such an amazingly talented, most intriguing and colorful personality. Please visit her website to get an overview of her projects and check out her beautiful works on the piano. _ _ _ _ _

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Charlie ‘Spacer Woman’ (1983)

Such a killer cool song and video. Listening to it on and on, repeatical. Writer: Maurice Cavalieri / G.Stefani Label: Mr. Disc Organisation (1983), ZYX Records (1984) _ _ _

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Sebastian Stumpf ‘Abraum’

In photographs and video installations, Sebastian Stumpf tests the boundaries of his environment and oversteps them seemingly effortlessly. His selfdramatizations call into question the relationship between body and space. Short video sequences document physical actions that Stumpf executes. These performances do not take place live in the exhibition space but are projected as already-completed works at[...]

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Édouard Levé’s ‘Pornographie’

Wonderful series by French writer, artist, photographer Édouard Levé (who unfortunately committed suicide in 2007), created in 2002 showing a range of typical porn scenes, only with the actors fully dressed. For more works go here. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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Alexis Dahan ‘Blue Puddles in New York’

Nice. Sidewalk and gutter irregularities create small puddles after each rainy day. I dropped some blue pigments to create a temporary blue artwork in the city scape. By Alexis Dahan _ _ _ _

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Gone With The Wind

Lovely line of furniture by Georgian design studio XYZ Integrated Architecture. _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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