Drawing No. 66 on ‘Silence’ by Luc Tuymans ink, gouache, acryl, scrap, lace on paper 65 x 50 cm 2013

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Drawing No. 66  on 'Silence'  by Luc Tuymans ink, gouache, acryl, scrap, lace on paper 65 x 50 cm 2013

(©)Riedstra, the Netherlands, 2013

Art reflects its time, a primary source of information.

These drawings are study’s based on 16th century paintings and refer to a historical concept. Somehow they reflect an atmosphere of apocalypse.
Whether religious, sexual or political, they are part of the timeframe then and the timeframe now.

With these study’s I want to connect 16th century art with Contemporary art.

Riedstra has studied applied arts in Tel Aviv and The Hague, as well as M.A. Scenography at St Martins London, and completed her masters in Seville, Spain. She lives in the Netherlands

Website: http://www.riedstra.eu
Background information on this project: https://everydayadrawing.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/background-inf/

Drawing No. 65 on ‘The judgement of Paris’ by Rubens mixed media on paper 2013

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Drawing No. 65 on 'The judgement of Paris' by Rubens mixed media on paper 2013

(©)Riedstra, the Netherlands, 2013

Art reflects its time, a primary source of information.

These drawings are study’s based on 16th century paintings and refer to a historical concept. Somehow they reflect an atmosphere of apocalypse.
Whether religious, sexual or political, they are part of the timeframe then and the timeframe now.

With these study’s I want to connect 16th century art with Contemporary art.

Riedstra has studied applied arts in Tel Aviv and The Hague, as well as M.A. Scenography at St Martins London, and completed her masters in Seville, Spain. She lives in the Netherlands

Website: http://www.riedstra.eu
Background information on this project: https://everydayadrawing.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/background-inf/

Drawing No. 64 ‘Victimized’ ink, gouache, acryl, scrap on paper 48,8 x 65 cm 2013

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Drawing No. 64 'Victimized' ink, gouache, acryl, scrap on paper 48,8  x 65 cm 2013Drawing No. 64 0n 'Women brutally raped and murdered'  ink, gouache, acryl, scrap on paper 48,8  x 65 cm 2013

(©)Riedstra, the Netherlands, 2013

Art reflects its time, a primary source of information.

These drawings are study’s based on 16th century paintings and refer to a historical concept. Somehow they reflect an atmosphere of apocalypse.
Whether religious, sexual or political, they are part of the timeframe then and the timeframe now.

With these study’s I want to connect 16th century art with Contemporary art.

Riedstra has studied applied arts in Tel Aviv and The Hague, as well as M.A. Scenography at St Martins London, and completed her masters in Seville, Spain. She lives in the Netherlands

Website: http://www.riedstra.eu
Background information on this project: https://everydayadrawing.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/background-inf/

Drawing No. 63 on ‘Illusion and Reality’ by Luc Tuymans mixed media on paper 2013

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Drawing No. 63 on 'Illusion and Reality' by Luc Tuymans  mixed media on paper 2013

(©)Riedstra, the Netherlands, 2013

Art reflects its time, a primary source of information.
These drawings are study’s based on 16th century paintings and refer to a historical concept. Somehow they reflect an atmosphere of apocalypse.
Whether religious, sexual or political, they are part of the timeframe then and the timeframe now.

With these study’s I want to connect 16th century art with Contemporary art.

Riedstra has studied applied arts in Tel Aviv and The Hague, as well as M.A. Scenography at St Martins London, and completed her masters in Seville, Spain. She lives in the Netherlands

Website: http://www.riedstra.eu
Background information on this project: https://everydayadrawing.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/background-inf/