• The Charcoal Reality: Robert Longo

    The Charcoal Reality: Robert Longo

    Robert Longo (b. 1953, United States) is an artist from Long Island, New York. He is famous for his hyperreal charcoal drawings focused on political topics, reason, intuition, fantasy, and power. He graduated high school in 1970, the same year as the Kent State University Massacre in Ohio, which started as a student protest against the United States invasion of Cambodia and led...
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  • Mark Rothko | Beyond the colour

    Mark Rothko | Beyond the colour

    Born in1903, Mark Rothko would be 118 today. He tragically ended his life at the age of 66, leaving us with 836 known paintings that were created over his life span. This is around 18 paintings a year, more than one per month. Despite his dedication and intense art production, Mark Rothko didn't attend an art school. However, he has always been associated with...
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  • Paulisson Miura - Lina Bo Bardi, SESC Pompéia

    Who is Lina Bo Bardi?

    Famous works: SESC Pompéia (1986), Glass House/Casa de Vidro (1951), MASP/Sao Paulo Museum of Art (1960) Architects inspired by Lina Bo Bardi: Kazuyo Sejima, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto Women in architecture We live in the era of feminism and female empowerment. But how many of us can actually name off the top of our head a famous woman architect, designer, or photographer? Not...
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  • Three best inspirational movies

    Three best inspirational movies

    Nothing inspires better than a good movie. 1605 Publishers presents the three best inspirational movies of all time. They aren't just any regular movies but real art pieces, moving photographs and a storehouse of countless ideas, dreams and inspiration. Last Year in Marienbad, The Seventh Seal and Nostalghia.
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  • Mendo

    Mendo

    MENDOA candy store for book lovers with a flagship store situated at De L’Europe Amsterdam since May 2020. The space, formerly known as the Johannes van Dam chamber, already had an impressive collection of books that has been transferred to a library in the hotel and replaced with MENDO books. However, the bookshelves are the only thing that are still...
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  • Copyright Gent

    Copyright Gent

    Copyright Gent We are pleased to name Copyright Gent among our partners.The Copyright Gent bookshop is an international bookstore presenting publications on contemporary art, architecture, design, landscaping, photography, graphic design and typography. There are two shops, one located in Antwerp and one in Gent. If you are in the area of Antwerp or Gent, we definitely recommend you to visit...
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