Tag Archives: Netherlands

1918: Young Crow

Jan Mankes: Jonge kraai (1918)

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1912: Woudster Road near Oranjewoud

Jan Mankes: Woudster Road near Oranjewoud (1912)

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1838: Gothic

Hubertus van Hove: A Couple in Front of a Gothic Building (1838)

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1675: Lightning

Francisque Millet: Mountain Landscape with Lightning (c. 1675)

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1943: Self-Portrait

Today is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Heinz Geiringer was a Jewish teenager in Amsterdam when the Nazis invaded the city in 1940. For two years, the family lived in hiding, with Heinz’s sister and mother separating from him and … Continue reading

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1943: Workers and Paintings

Honoré Sharrer: Workers and Paintings (1943) I can’t identify all the paintings in this painting. Leave a comment if you can fill in the blanks:                   Hugo Gellert : Free Man’s Duties (No 4) … Continue reading

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2001: Nothing But Black Space

In a 2001 study, Tim and Virginia Kasser analyzed the dreams of people who had been assessed as either highly materialistic or non-materialistic. They asked the participants to share “the two most meaningful, memorable, or powerful dreams they remembered in … Continue reading

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