Author Archives: Rob Vermeulen

Tashi Norbu in the RV-Art collection

Yesterday a great addition to the RV-Art collection was made. The piece is called “Free from Ignorance, Enligtened mind” Mixed media, 240×120 (Click for big) Tashi Norbu,1974, is a Tibetan born in Bhutan. After high school he graduated as a … Continue reading

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Rob Vermeulen, about wine

A friend asked me to make him a painting about some of the greatest wines in his cellar. The longer I thought about it the more I liked the idea. I love wine and the urge to paint something big … Continue reading

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Raw Art Fair Rotterdam 2012

My article about the RAW ART FAIR Rotterdam

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Leonor Fini in the RV-Art collection

The Argentinian artist Leonor Fini choose not to join an important group of artists in Paris when she arrived in Paris in the 19310s. Nevertheless she became acquainted with Max Ernst, Dali, Picasso, Bataille and many other (rising) stars in … Continue reading

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Rob de Graaf in the RV-Art collection

In addition to my last post about Rob de Graaf I think it’s nice to share some pictures with you of other pieces in our collection. Let’s get started with two pieces I aquired at his final exam exhibition in … Continue reading

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Rob Vermeulen, Illustrating for Moody Doodle

A few months ago I met Marlous Wessels. She started a publishing agency called Moody Doodle and published a childrens book called Monster en Meisje (Monster and Girl). In this book she introduced a character called Mister Bee who tells … Continue reading

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Rob de Graaf, In Search of the Miraculous

An artist I admire and whose work I collect is Rob de Graaf. He has published a book entitled “In Search of the Miraculous” which describes the past 10 years of artistic research on order and chaos, rythm and structure. … Continue reading

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Studio Job

My comment on Studio Job in the tv show DWDD.

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Margot Schlüter, Encaustic dreams

This weekend we added some new pieces to the RV-ART collection. The work is made in the ancient technique of encaustic painting. Using pigmented hot beeswax is one of the oldest techniques known. The Fayoum mummy portraits were made by … Continue reading

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Art Amsterdam 2011

Report of my visit to Art Amsterdam2011 (in Dutch)

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