Coming week BASBOEK will be at InBAF: the International Book Art Fair during Art Rotterdam. You can find us at Fenixloods1, near the Dutch Photo Museum. I will be present Wednesday, Saterday and Sunday. The other days Chantal Rens of PANTOFLE BOOKS will also represent BASBOEK.
These days in Januari remind me of Koppermaandag, a Dutch traditional day for print makers. Last year I was commissioned to make one with Ingeborg Scheffers. Photo from the Meppeler News Paper.
BASBOEKs at the museumshop of Boijmans & Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. Again spotted by Mark Kuiper.
For two years now, BASBOEKs are available at one of the coolest hangouts in Apeldoorn: Klein Berlijn.
Oil balls/Oliebollen at Neude in Utrecht, November 2014.
Today the big group show and auction opens that wants to give an overview of the fine arts in East Holland. For this show I made a work in collaboration with Willem Bierman, a well known writer and poet from Apeldoorn. He’s the founder, editor and publisher of PRADO, a absurd magazine. Willem made the picture above, I reacted on this one in the picture below. Translated: The editorial staff of PRADO searching for copy at the station in Altea, Spain./Bas Fontein searching for the spirit of Willem Bierman at Apeldoorn Central. (For the complete list of works in the auction: how=it now 2014.)
This month a small but nice review about Artist Jokes in Dutch art magazine Kunstbeeld.