Category Archives: Stumblers

Xavier Verhoest : the world’s fragility.

      Xavier Verhoest, Belgian born in Congo (1964, ex Zaire), lives and works in Nairobi. From the pages: “Many of his works are entrenched in his experience of war zones or with groups in the margin of the … Continue reading

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masnich9s reviews – StumbleUpon

http://masnich9.stumbleupon.com/reviews/80/ Masnich9 is a blogger with an eye for the unusual. It’s art, it’s fun, you keep turning the pages with a smile. (By the way, pictures of this canyon are numerous on the Net; always in colour – magnificent … Continue reading

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treis reviews – StumbleUpon

http://trei.stumbleupon.com/reviews/50/ Trei’s pages: a wonderfully illustrated poetical promenade that touches the soul. Thank you. Toshio Shibata (Japan, 1949) . ‘Grand Coulee Dam, WA’, 1996. From the page: “Under Shibata’s eye, the man-altered landscape becomes a mysterious abstract composition in which … Continue reading

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Onces reviews – StumbleUpon

http://once.stumbleupon.com/ Images and poetry. Go, look and read. Slowly. And not only once.

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gabi1s reviews – StumbleUpon

http://gabi1.stumbleupon.com/reviews/210/ From the enchanted pages of Gaby1, where images come and go with the fluidity of a dream. Thank you. Frieda Kahlo. ‘Inside Beauty’.

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sparkerlys reviews – StumbleUpon

http://sparkerly.stumbleupon.com/review/41364830/ This is definetely worth reading. The insightful reflection can help anyone who needs to recenter their life. Through computer painting and writing, an Alaskan psychologist makes contact with life and innerself again, after a big trauma. It is uplifting, … Continue reading

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AirToobs reviews – StumbleUpon

http://airtoob.stumbleupon.com/reviews/70/ Brian “AirToob” (see post below) is also fond of flight simulation. This image he posted and I shamelessly snaffled made me think he’d like going to the stars “where no one has gone before” ! ‘Gleaming Lights of Souls’, … Continue reading

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Crystaldishs reviews – StumbleUpon

http://crystaldish.stumbleupon.com/review/39529534/ Expressive picture I snaffled from Crystaldish, many thanks! ‘Snow Falling in Edinburgh’

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Crystaldishs reviews – StumbleUpon

http://crystaldish.stumbleupon.com/ About organic abstract, this stained glass that I pinched from Crystaldish ( thank you!) is based on some hydra tissue, seen through an electron microscope. ‘Inner Space’, 1979, Paul San Casciani (b.1935-). Extraordinarily luminous, and all these curves make … Continue reading

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sidknee23s reviews – StumbleUpon

http://sidknee23.stumbleupon.com/ Her pages grow on you like a half-smile on some friend’s face. How couldn’t you chuckle at some passing remark like this: “today i spotted a plastic bag in a tree. this sight is the first signal that winter … Continue reading

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sparkerlys reviews – StumbleUpon

http://sparkerly.stumbleupon.com/ Very interesting links to a variety of subjects (psychology,medecine,astronomy,scientific techniques…) offered to be gently swallowed with a mixture of stunning photographs , art pieces chosen with care and a dose of humour. The only side-effect to deplore might be … Continue reading

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mcboonaks favorite websites – StumbleUpon

http://mcboonak.stumbleupon.com/ An amateur of painting with a flair for colour and light. There is personality in these pages, go and have a look!

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RuudKoeks reviews – StumbleUpon

http://ruudkoek.stumbleupon.com/ Magnificent choice of photographs on these pages, and the (rare) comments or poetic lines are outstanding. Image: Coke, Van Deren, b.1921,US.’Ambrotype of my Great-GrandFather’, 1973, photogravure.

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IntrepidDreamers reviews – StumbleUpon

http://intrepiddreamer.stumbleupon.com/ “Is the value of a library in the books you’ve read or the books you have not read?”. Found on the poetic pages of a words’ funambulist, Intrepid Dreamer. Thank you very much!

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extranjeros reviews – StumbleUpon

http://extranjero.stumbleupon.com/ A pleasure to browse these pages : it makes you vibrate with the exuberant life of the expressive images (paintings,drawings,illustrations,sculptures,photographs). Thank you for this one, by Ernst Barlach.

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gladsdotters reviews – StumbleUpon

http://gladsdotter.stumbleupon.com/ Here is a blog that welcomes you like an open house, where the hostess introduces you to her prized flowers and recites her favourite poems; her reflections are pertinent and her paintings’ collection very enjoyable; plenty of laughter too: … Continue reading

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Aum-pas reviews – StumbleUpon

http://aum-pa.stumbleupon.com/ ‘Childhood Memories’,1990, by Bernard Dov Wisser , aka Aum-pa, (The Netherlands). A fascinating piece of very well organised chaos; our minds must look like that! This site is full of vivid acrylic and computer art’s creations, sometimes a mixture … Continue reading

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StumbleUpon.com: Discover the Best of the Web

http://rayliffe24.stumbleupon.com/review/30017963/ Our ‘artist-to-the-tip-of-her-fingers’ friend Rayliffe and her New South Wales neighbours are threatened by bush fires (about 45c – that is very hot, and tiring ( 113F )- for weeks now). I fervently hope Sam’s Creek keeps safe, Rhonda. Tim … Continue reading

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Etceteras reviews – StumbleUpon

http://etcetera.stumbleupon.com/ Odilon Redon, ‘The Cactus Man'(1881). I know someone who has more than 2000 cacti in his greenhouse (he started on his windows-sills – every single one of them!). I think this painting would be the perfect gift. If it … Continue reading

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2Amarus reviews – StumbleUpon

http://2amaru.stumbleupon.com/ 2Amarus has an eye for the unwonted and a strong sense of humour. The result is a very pleasing mixture of images and short comments. I’ve enjoyed myself here, thank you! Languid ‘Ice Men’ unaware of their mortality ( … Continue reading

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