THE ART OF FACES: People portraits by German artist Matthias Brock

The innitial idea dates back to a two years working period in Paris. Living and working there with a grant, German artist Matthias Brock discovered painting portraits. People he met on the street of the French capital. Although no one painted by the artist is a real person – Brock only uses the people as an inspiration for his large oil paintings. Taking a single trip … Continue reading THE ART OF FACES: People portraits by German artist Matthias Brock

WILDLIFE IN THE CITY: Photographer Sven Meurs highlights wild animals in an urban surrounding

A fox suddenly appearing near a motorway. A titmouse living in a traffic light post. It is the contrast of nature and city that photographer Sven Meurs highlights in his work. “In the beginning I was frustrated when a sign or car appeared in the background of my photos,” says Meurs. Later he realized that it made his work special.

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AMERICA’S HISTORY BY THE BLUES: New Orleans Musician Spencer Bohren tracks his and the country’s past with songs

America’s history is written in Folk songs,” says Wyoming born Spencer Bohren. Like the story of “Delia.” Living around a hundred years ago, she was a gambler, the song’s lyrics reveal. “A woman you wound not want to have your son hang around with,” Bohren says.

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