Category Archives: Inspiration

In the Cards

Creativity takes many forms and expressions.  Just got this totally amazing TAROT reading by Lucius, who is at home from London these days to take part in our Easter project ART & MAGIC. So over-the-top, I simply have to brag a bit about my cool son, who’ll also do ‘readings’ (ie reading Tarot cards) Palm Sunday, at the inauguration of … Continue reading

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Frida

Trip to Arken to see works by Frida Kahlo, one of my absolute favorite painters. Love her bright colors, her deeply personal statements and direct gaze! Here everything comes out in the open… The major part of the exhibition was … Continue reading

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Autumn in London

Autumn holyday and time to see Lucius who lives in London now. So great to talk, walk,  draw, and see a lot of art etc. here in one of my favorite cities – with my favorite son. Images from the Moniker + The … Continue reading

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The artist’s room

Last day in Sweden we visited the local market of flowers, fruit, vegetables, clothes and books for sale. By coincidence I found this absolutely wonderful coffee table book by Anja Notini. “Konstnärens space” (The artist’s room) has turned out to be … Continue reading

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Swedish Summer Trip

Home again after a wonderful family trip to our nearest and favorite ‘foreign': Sweden. A detour with equal parts of nature-culture. Simple and basic camping life and city tours. Visits to various art studios. (Especially we enjoyed meeting Sverker Eklund … Continue reading

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First we make the rules…

  Works by graduating students from the art academy at Charlottenborg + BONUS: a wonderful encounter with two hard-core ‘cartographers’ Öyvind Fahlström and Simon Evans and their ‘First we make the rules then we breake the rules’. Exciting stuff! Especially I felt … Continue reading

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ALTER EGO

As a prelude to my mixed media course last weekend  we visited Museum Overtaci  to see Louis Marcussen aka Overtaci’s wild works of art – created ​​through a life-long stay in a mental hospital Riisskov at Aarhus. Originally Overtaci was trained as … Continue reading

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New Courses

Planning the rest of the summer – and the autumn … WEEKEND – and ONE DAY COURSES  in mixed media collages, art journalling and artists books.  See more here.

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Summer course

Had the pleasure to run the art class at Testrup Højskole last week at one of the short summer courses. The concept is simple: about 140 people of all ages gathered for one week to play music in all genres from early … Continue reading

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Trip to Berlin

One week study trip to Berlin in brilliant high summer sunny weather – with 120 something Testrup students and a good handful of teachers. Historical and cultural outings: ww2, cold war, Stasi, museums and galleries (Gerhard Richter at Neues National Gallerei!!!), … Continue reading

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