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13Jul

Marianne van Heeswijk: I just like colors!

    Marianne van Heeswijk: I just like colors!

    You won't find much black or white in Marianne van Heeswijk's work. She loves colors. She works with second hand materials she scavenges from garage sales, markets and elsewhere and Marianne only selects the more colorful artefacts. She considers her own work to be quite extreme, so she's not easily insulted if someone doesn't like it. It's all over the place really. From portraits of beautiful women, to people with dog's heads, to a simple yet effective carpet made of old vinyl records. 

    Is there a meaning behind her choice of colors for the Lady portraits? No. So you'll have to see for yourself if you notice the different effect each color has on the portaits of a girl. Which do you find most seductive, sensual, or innocent?

     

    Girl behind Blue Flowers      Girl behind Pink Fishes

    Girl behind Red Leafs Girl behind Purple Paisleys

    Below: Birds of Paradise

    Birds of Paradise geschaald

    Teach Me Walk the music 1

    Above: left, Teach Me; right, Walk the Music

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    Color Objects encourages you to get a better eye and appreciation for colors and characters. To get a special selection of pics and info for you, we find designers and artists that make colorful work from all over the world. There's a lot of character in colors, and having a closer look will change your view of the world and people around you. So we share a host of pics and info from design, art, cultures and the natural world. All about colors.

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