Blogs

  • 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
  • The Crying Game

    16, November 2015

    Like many artist I get invited to donate work for charity auctions and to some I give with a wholehearted yes. Freedom from Torture does work which is very close to my heart and they have collected splendid selection of artworks to support their activities. A...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker
  • Indian Summer

    14, September 2015

    Summer has disappeared into Autumn and, in keeping with the seasons, my laissez-faire attitude has turned to full fledged activity. Unsettled by the wars and saddening stream of refugees who for the grace of could be any of us. I have started on a series of...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker
  • V&A – Facing History

    27, July 2015

    Marcelle Hanselaar: FACING HISTORY – CONTEMPORARY PORTRAITURE VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, 27 JULY 2015 – 26 FEBRUARY 2016. Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture is a display of 80 prints and photographs drawn from the V&A’s collection, exploring the variety of artists’ responses to the idea of portraiture...

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    Marcelle Hanselaar - Artist Painter & Printmaker