The Art of Padu Lampe

19,50

At the occasion of the Padú Lampe Centennial celebration on April 26, 2020, this book is dedicated to his exceptional visual arts career which lasted 8 decades, from his teen years until his 90th year.

Architecture from the Indonesian Past

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‘Things are changing and we are changing with it,’ was their motto. Since 1927 uprising broke out against the Dutch in the colony, the crisis followed. They continued to design stoically at Fermont-Cuypers; schools, churches, villas and offices. After Indonesian independence, the firm had a restart until 1958. Their buildings still exist in Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Bandung and many other cities. Indonesia is proud of it. This book tells the story of a productive architecture firm, unique buildings and the people behind them.

Landmarks from a Bygone Era

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It goes without saying that one building after the other was built in the Dutch East Indies, the current Indonesia. Newspapers jubilated ‘again a jewel for the city.’ The man behind it was Eduard Cuypers (1859-1927). With his firm he was one of the most celebrated architects in the Netherlands around 1900. He has fallen into oblivion due to changed views in architecture.

Maternity

19,50

The book Maternity is the reflection of an inner journey through the emotions in the life of a pregnant woman. The paintings and poems represent the moments and changes a woman experiences, as well as the interaction between nature and the individual.

The enchanted heemparks of Amstelveen

14,95

Amstelveen’s heemparks are islands of peace and wonder, where plants and herbs that are indigenous to the Netherlands are shown in enchanting compositions. Experience the beauty of Dutch flora in any season during your stroll in these delightful parks. Revised and updated edition.

Plantation Houses of Curaçao

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Plantation Houses of Curaçao offers a comprehensive overview, in words and in images, of all the plantation houses that have been preserved as jewels from the past.

Three Caribbean Artists

29,50

A rare glimpse is offered into the lives of three well-known Caribbean artists, their upbringing, work and how they became established and well-known artists.

Eddy Wegman

17,50

Eddy Wegman (17 February 1918 – 12 May 1998) was born in Doetinchem, the Netherlands. He left for Curaçao in September 1945, where he had been offered a job at Shell. In Curaçao he devoted the little free time he had largely to his new passion: photography.

Grid

29,50

This elaborate, fully illustrated, hard-cover catalogue assembles Smit’s extraordinary work for the first time, through 160+ pages of more than 100 color illustrations that explore works made over a period of over two decades.

The Art of Collecting

49,50

This book is published on the occasion of the exhibition Indisch Palet in the Westfries Museum Hoorn. With the exceptional Colauto-Van Peperstraten collection as the central focus, the book describes how a few pioneers were each touched in their own way by the East Indies paintings and built up a collection.

The Kwee Family of Ciledug

29,50

This book is based upon a unique private collection of photographs and home movies of one Peranakan Chinese elite family, the Kwee family from Ciledug, owners of the sugar factory Djatipiring. It aims to bring the private lives of the modern Peranakan Chinese elite in colonial Java to the fore and asks to what extent ideas about progress, development and ‘the modern’ have affected their world-view and life-styles.

Lotty’s Bench

17,50

In Amsterdam alone more than eighty monuments have been created that have something to do with the persecution. In addition, there are still many locations that tell parts of the story of the persecution of the Jews; Buildings, squares and streets that were once the silent witnesses of the darkest page in the city’s history. The stories behind monuments and locations come together In Lotty’s bench. In 95 short stories it becomes clear how inextricably linked the city of Amsterdam still is with the history of the persecution of its Jews.

Towards a fair and just economy

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The book presents case descriptions, outcomes of collaborative action research and conceptual frameworks. The various chapters emerged from joint collaboration with activists, social entrepreneurs, social investors and development organisations in four continents: Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. With this book the editor and authors aim to contribute to the debate about strategies for global social justice.

Indische pracht / Indonesian Splendour

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Photographer Dennis A-Tjak has been making a name for himself as portraitist of old flower varieties from countries that the VOC traded with in the seventeenth and eighteenth century. What fascinates him in these varieties is that some of them have been there for centuries and have been passed on to us from generation to generation. A-Tjak has clearly developed his own style for photographing old flower varieties.

Dolf Henkes and Curaçao

19,50

At the end of 1945, at the invitation of the doctor and artist Chris Engels, the Rotterdam-born artist Dolf Henkes boarded a boat to Curaçao. He took fifty paintings with him and made two important murals on the island, in the terminal building of Hato Airport and in the chapel of the Sint Elisabeth Hospital. In the summer of 1947 he travelled on to Mexico and New York.

Flowers from Universe

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Traditional Javanese textile art lends itself perfectly to telling stories about the centuries-old culture of the island of Java. Flowers from Universe. Textiles of Java is first of all based on the memories and associations of Alit Djajasoebrata, who grew up in the bosom of her Western Javanese family.

Natural History and Ecology of Suriname

34,50

Natural History and Ecology of Suriname offers a unique overview of the remarkable nature of this diverse and beautiful country. It showcases more than 200 fascinating tropical plant and animal species, making it an indispensable guide for anyone wanting to explore Suriname’s remarkable flora and fauna.