The Power of Observation
Lynette Ten Krooden, unfortunately for her, produces the sort of tasteful, dippily hippyish landscape paintings that might look at home hanging beside a dreamcatcher over a Past Times dresser.
Exploring ancient wonders
Some volcanic rocks at Driekops Eiland, about 56km away from Kimberley are engraved with symbols and signs that scientists estimate to be much older than the well-known primitive rock art.
According to the artist, she has always been attracted by the mystery behind ancient sites where rituals and magic had taken place, long forgotten by the modern mind.
Rocks fascinate South African Artist now showing in Dubai.
"Rocks fascinate me. They are old. They tell stories... of the beginning of the earth, of how the world has grown," says artist Lynette ten Krooden. Introduced to the rocks of the UAE six years ago, she now travels regularly from her South African home to experience the desert, and take inspiration from it."
Confrontation between chaos, order on canvas
The relationship between chaos and order plays a fundamental role in the creative process. For that reason every artist is confronted by this relationship quite often, even though the confrontation might sometimes exist only on a subconscious level.
Lynette brings paintings to life
The painting was a sea of colour and could have been just that until the artist Lynette ten Krooden started explaining what it was about. Suddenly it came to life- you could almost hear the wind in the coconut trees, the water and birds twittering and feel the rain on your face.
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