Blogs

  • Floodgates

    28, June 2016

    Often when times are complicated I need to draw a lot. But never before I have made drawings as a independent piece of work. My friend, the print dealer Julian Page, suggested I try my hand at it and after overcoming my initial reluctance the floodgates...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker
  • Bits and pieces

    19, May 2016

    This picture doesn’t do justice to my Kitab al Fihrist/ Book of list which has been selected for Kaleid 2016 and will have its first outing in London tomorrow, but the content, with text taken from the catalogue of the 10th C. bookseller from Baghdad, Ibn...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker
  • Spring News

    19, April 2016

    With the arrival of Spring the winterhard Goddesses of Fate have mellowed and some of my long time endeavours have been favourably smiled on. Firstly I am super pleased to announce that the Ashmolean Museum has acquired a complete set of my The Crying Game prints....

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker
  • Promises

    3, February 2016

    After eight months of making prints and an artist book I am back to painting. I know this is no great shakes in the scheme of things but I am happy sleeping in the sweet smell of terpentine again and besides it keeps me out of...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker
  • Last stand

    17, December 2015

    It has been an unsettling year for all of us, some people have responded with boundless generosity, others with often violently expressed intolerance and some have found creative outlets. I belong to the last lot and have voiced my bewilderedness and sadness in a series of...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker