• Katrien De Blauwer

    Katrien De Blauwer

    Katrien de Blauwer is a "photographer without a camera". At a later age she began collecting, cutting and recycling images as therapeutic self investigation. Her work is, at the same time, intimate, directly corresponding with our unconscious, and anonymous thanks to the use of found images and body parts that have been cut away. This way, her personal history becomes the history...
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  • 5 Best Architects to Follow

    5 Best Architects to Follow

    From skyscrapers to creative home designs, modern architects play a big role in the shape of our landscape and our emotional and creative development. In order to keep your inspiration flowing, we've prepared a list of the best contemporary architects with some of the most creative designs for you to explore. Follow them on Instagram for your daily dose of original ideas....
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  • Marlene Dumas | Portfolio

    Marlene Dumas | Portfolio

    Marlene Dumas was born in 1953 in Cape Town, South Africa. She began painting in 1973 and showed her political concerns and reflections on her identity as a white woman of Afrikaans descent in South Africa. She studied art at the University of Cape Town from 1972 to 1975, and psychology at the University of Amsterdam in 1979 and 1980....
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  • Erwin Olaf | Portfolio

    Erwin Olaf | Portfolio

    Erwin Olaf (b.1959) is a renowned Dutch artist from Hilversum, The Netherlands. Currently, he lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Olaf's diverse practice centers around society’s marginalized individuals, including women, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ community. In 2019, the artist became a Knight of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands after 500 works from his oeuvre were...
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  • Spring palette | Refuge

    Spring palette | Refuge

    Every season at 1605 Publishers, we create a list of artist from the fields of art, photography, cinema and architecture that bring us inspiration. Our spring palette is dedicated to the artists from the countries that account for the most refugees in the world today: Syria, Afghanistan, Myanmar and Ukraine.
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  • Rem Koolhaas | Portfolio

    Rem Koolhaas | Portfolio

    Rem Koolhaas is one of the most accomplished Dutch architects of all time. His designs for some of the most prominent buildings in Holland achieved international acclaim. Koolhaas has written several books that cemented his reputation as one of the most important architectural theorists of this generation. Among countless awards, he received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2000 and was...
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  • László Moholy-Nagy | Light Space Modulator

    László Moholy-Nagy | Light Space Modulator

    As a painter and photographer Moholy-Nagy worked predominantly with light. He experimented with photograms, images composed by placing objects directly on light-sensitive paper, and he constructed “light-space modulators,” oil paintings on transparent or polished surfaces that included mobile light effects. He became one of the most famous artists associated with the Bauhaus. However, he was never much liked by his colleagues at the...
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  • Noémie Goudal | Portfolio

    Noémie Goudal | Portfolio

    The artistic practice of Noémie Goudal involves the construction of ambitious staged, illusionistic installations within the landscape, documented using film and photography. Her interventions are under pinned by rigorous research examining the intersection of ecology and anthropology.
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  • 6 Book Temples Around the World

    6 Book Temples Around the World

    Travelling and visiting unique bookshops is something that we all like doing. You never know what gem you can find in a hidden book venue somewhere in Paris or on a sunny holiday in Greece. It could be your favourite signed photobook or a rare art catalogue. 1605 Publishers have prepared a list of 6 sui generis book temples around...
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  • Richard Serra | Portfolio

    Richard Serra | Portfolio

    Interdisciplinary artist who currently lives and works in New York. He has produced large-scale, site-specific sculptures for architectural, urban, and landscape settings and radicalised and extended the definition of sculpture with his early experiments with rubber, neon which resulted in his large-scale steel works.
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  • 5 Black Artist You Should Know

    5 Black Artist You Should Know

    It is impossible to put in one post all the brilliant and inspiring Black artists from the fields of photography, art, design, cinema and architecture, however, 1605 Publishers prepared the list of 5 Black artist that we honour and admire: Zanele Muholi, Gordon Parks, Steve McQueen, Amy Sherald and Tyler Mitchell.
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  • After Beauty | Interview with Maura Sullivan

    After Beauty | Interview with Maura Sullivan

    Interview with Maura Sullivan about her new book published by 1605 Publishers, "After Beauty". Maura has graduated from Syracuse University and studied at the International Center of Photography in New York. Her main inspiration, when it comes to art creation, is poetry and silent meditative walks around her hometown, New York. Sullivan loves discovering hidden places of the metropolis where...
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