Some images of Pierrot

Some images of Pierrot

A small and random selection of paintings and photographs from the 18th century up to the 20th.

(see credits by clicking the images)

Have a nice day!
xoxo Mimi Berlin Blogger Team

Oh, and here’s a link to more on the Pierrot on this blog

Flowers Galore at Artdealer P de Boer in Amsterdam

Flowers Galore

Artdealer P. de Boer from Amsterdam presents contemporary artists side by side with old masters. What are the similarities? What are the differences? The answer to those questions can be seen at the exhibition ‘Bloemlevens’ (flower lifes). Contemporary Dutch art and photography in dialogue with floral paintings of Dutch and Flemish old masters. Mimi Berlin Bloggerteam went to the vernissage of this exhibition and took some pictures for you; who could’t be there.

Contemporary Artists

Participating contemporary artists are: Desirée Hammen, Danielle Kwaaitaal, Elspeth Diederix, Erik Zwaga, Jennifer Tee, Merijn Bolink, Patricia de Ruijter, Tanja Deurloo and Wendelien Daan. Artists with a lot of talent who can connect to the 17th and 18th century Dutch and Flemish painting and also focus on the future.
From May 25 to June 10, Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Herengracht 512, Amsterdam.

PS
Extra Bonus: the artdealer is situated in monumental canal house with a lovely garden view.

Exhibition: Watteau at Teylers Museum in Haarlem

Exhibition: Watteau at Teylers Museum in Haarlem

Mimi Blogger Team went to the opening of the ‘Watteau’ exhibition at Teylers museum.

Jean-Antoine Watteau’s (1684-1721) work marked the beginning of the Rococo movement. More than 60 paintings and drawings by Watteau and followers can be seen at Teylers Museum. Designs by fashion students at the Rietveld Academy, made with Watteau’s paintings in mind, are situated throughout the museum as well.

Next to the designs ‘Project Rietveld at Teylers’ also includes  sketches of the students and a professional portfolio, photographed by JW Kaldenbach.

Watteau and fashion: Everybody interested in fashion knows about the famous ‘Watteau pleat’ Continue reading

Madame Sans-Gêne

Madame Sans-Gêne

Madame Sans-Gêne is a historical comedy-drama by Victorien Sardou and Émile Moreau, about the life of Cathérine Hübscher, an outspoken 18th-century laundress who became the Duchess of Danzig. It premiered at the Théâtre du Vaudeville, Paris, on 27 October 1893, starring Réjane in the title role. The play was revived many times in France and toured in the English provinces in 1897. It was also adapted as an opera, in 1915, and several times for film.

(images via http://broadway.cas.sc.edu/content/kathryn-kidder-madame-sans-gene /  http://gallerytheimage.com/node/644/ http://www.doctormacro.com/Movie%20Summaries/M/Madame%20Sans-Gene.htm /https://ochsnerblog.wordpress.com/tag/victoria-forde/ /http://napoleon.hollowaypages.com/madame1924.htm / http://www.benitomovieposter.com/catalog/advanced_search_result.php?categories_id=35&cartelista=0&pais_cartel=0&language=en / http://tempsreel.nouvelobs.com/cinema/20120508.CIN9068/madame-sans-gene-pas-de-quoi-fouetter-un-chat-mais-arletty.html / http://articulo.mercadolibre.com.ar/MLA-572980854-afiche-de-cine-madame-sans-gene-nini-marshall-_JM)