I did the first Opus painting in 2001. I was thinking of the energy, colors and shapes of the city, any city, but New York was on my mind. I was capturing a mood or moment. These paintings are about those moments, energy and feel.
I like cinema because I like images. However, I must say that I have no interest in plot or story, that studio formula of three acts, where everything is explained to the viewer. Cinema could be an art form, art. But so far it has not reached that place and maybe it never will. Cinema […]
I’m not really concerned about abstraction. I’m interested in exploring ways to convey impulse, insight and energy. That’s really what I’m doing with these paintings and many of my works. I think these type of artworks allow the mind to expand, like a dream can give story or no-story, form without form. Abstract works can […]
Black & white is great. I’ve always loved black and white. It’s naturally abstract and at times surreal. That’s part of my love affair with black and white photograhy. The other love is light. It seems to me, that in the absence of color, we notice the light more. While at the same time it […]
I love Paris. When I first went to Paris, it was for an art collaboration, which turned out well. That trip allowed me a great deal of time to roam around the city. Which I did from day one, eating, drinking and seeing art. Paris itself that was my real collaborator. Getting lost in a new […]
I’ve always looked at images in magazines, books or wherever and thought wow that’s interesting. In most cases only a particular part of an image peeks my interest. For years I looked at images and thought it would be great to do something with them, to explore what exactly moves me. Several years ago I […]
Photography, it’s just another way of making an image and art. It’s the play of light, just as in painting. I like beauty and my work is about beauty, about thinking; connecting to what moves and provokes us. Photography is light and I love light. Photographs don’t capture the real world, or truth. Rather photographs capture […]