The Rock Church in Helsinki: a worthy architectural achievement

The Rock Church, a main attraction in Helsinki When checking the most popular tourist sites in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, the Rock Church ranks among the first results. But what could a rock church possibly be? A church for rock’n’roll bands to perform? A former church rehabilitated into a rock’n’roll museum? A church for … Continue reading The Rock Church in Helsinki: a worthy architectural achievement

‘Hieronymus Bosch – Visions of genius’ A magnet to the city of Den Bosch

500 years after the death of Hieronymus Bosch (c.1450-1516), one of the most important medieval artists from the Netherlands, the city where he lived all his life and gave him his name is hosting an unprecedented exhibition with the majority of his work coming together from major international museums at Noordbrabants Museum from 13 February … Continue reading ‘Hieronymus Bosch – Visions of genius’ A magnet to the city of Den Bosch

Ode to ugliness

Art can be unexpected, harmonic, new, shocking, disturbing, beautiful or just great. There is art for the majority and art for a minority. Art that becomes art just because some popular gallery decide that a work is good, or more recently, because social media proclaim an artist is trendy or cool. There are works that … Continue reading Ode to ugliness