Marcelle Hanselaar - blog

  • Beyond Other Horizons

    21, February 2020

    Beyond Other Horizons Contemporary painting made in Britain and Romania reflecting themes of Paul Celan’s poem ‘Mapesbury road’ I was pleasantly surprised to be invited to take part in this exhibition, the surprise being that I am not much of a reader of poetry, but when...

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  • Towards the end of the year

    4, November 2019

    Sometimes everything comes together and when that happens a lot of energy gets released not just for the artist but for the viewer too. In my case this happened when the visionary director/curator of the Museum on the Seam, a socio/political museum in troubled Jerusalem, said...

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  • The Crying Game at The Museum on the Seam in Jerusalem

    2, September 2019

    Like many of you I regularly sign online petitions in protest of different issues but as an artist I rarely get the chance to sound my voice in an environment which is so in tune with some of my more political work like The Crying Game....

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  • Summertime

    21, May 2019

    This year I had in mind to have a quiet year and like other ideas I’ve had or will have, things have a way of moving at their own, wayward, pace. Best we can do is dive in and go with the flow not because it’s...

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  • Prints, prints, prints

    17, April 2019

    Recently I have been salivating over some brilliant print shows such as Rembrandt in the Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam to Edvard Munch in the British Museum and these have clearly given us all an appetite for the glorious London Original Print Fair where we not only can...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker