• Katrien de Blauwer

    Saar De Permentier: interview

    Gallery FIFTY ONE in Antwerp, Belgium, specialises on fine art photography and drawings on paper. It represents Katrien De Blauwer, Masao Yamamoto, Harry Gruyaert, Eric Manigaud to name just a few. Read the interview with the gallery assistant director Saar De Permentier and discover more about gallery's work.
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  • Best Winter Films

    Best Winter Films

    Here at 1605 Publishers, we have prepared a special kind of selection for you. Our list consists of 7 most inspiring films from horror, drama and meditative experience to a love story from different corner of the world. They all are slightly on the darker side, with vivid dramatic imagery and breathtaking soundtracks.
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  • Winter palette

    Winter palette

    1605 Publishers has prepared for you an inspiring winter palette of 5 of our favourite artists whose work deeply touches us, warms our creative minds and directs us towards the light during these long dark winter days. Enjoy the work by Masao Yamamoto, Pentti Sammallahti, Tacita Dean, Saul Leiter and Cy Twombly.
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  • Paul Cupido: interview

    Paul Cupido: interview

    In his exclusive interview for 1605 Publishers, Dutch photographer Paul Cupido reveals how to grasp the right mood that puts you on a creative path without surrounding yourself with cluttered inspiration. He talks about his 2 recently published books "Mukayu" and "4 a.m." and his workflow during the global pandemic.
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  • Gerhard Richter: an art journey

    Gerhard Richter: an art journey

    Gerhard Richter is an artist famous for his photorealistic paintings. He is one of the most important contemporary artists and several of his works have set record prices at auctions. Throughout his career, Richter has been working across two mediums: photography and painting. In his eyes, they completed each other.
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  • 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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  • "Rhythm": Q&A | Bastiaan Woudt

    "Rhythm": Q&A | Bastiaan Woudt

    Bastiaan Woudt A renowned Dutch photographer Bastiaan Woudt (b.1987) began his photographic journey both by devouring photography books and experimenting with different photographic techniques. He explored his artistic instinct and gathered a unique vision by diving into the work of Irving Penn and Richard Avedon. Passionately putting the knowledge of the masters into practice and applying to it his contemporary...
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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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  • Bastiaan Woudt Mendo

    Bastiaan Woudt: exhibition & book "Rhythm" at MENDO

    "Rhythm"  A 10-year retrospective of the Dutch photographer Bastiaan Woudt (b. 1987, The Netherlands) that includes images from different projects like Tino, Mukono, Caravan, Peak to name but a few. See "Rhythm" exhibition at MENDO in Amsterdam until the end of December and get your signed copy of the book "Rhythm" that comes in two different covers Carlos and Rhythm...
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  • Uoya Shigenori

    In Praise of Shadows

    In search of inspiration? Read our review of "In Praise of Shadows" by the Japanese writer Junichiro Tanizaki (1886–1965). At 1605 Publishers we praise minimalistic aesthetics, natural materials and a soft colour palette. We are inspired by art compositions that have light and shadow interplay like works of Avant-garde artists of the 1920s like László Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Aleksander Rodchenko to name only...
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