Chiquita Banana


Chiquita Banana by Mel Ramos (2007). Seen in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Kunsthal March 18, 2018. (Reshaped Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture).

Popartist Mel Ramos is known for portraying iconic candy girls of ’60s and ’70s pop culture. His Sculptures parody the trivial imagery of the advertising industry by combining a commercial product with eroticism of pin-up girls…

Via Kunsthal curator.

Eye Amsterdam

Eye Amsterdam

Eye in Amsterdam is the seat of the Dutch Film Institute. Vienna,. Austria based Delugan Meissl Associated Architects designed the Eye Film Institute of Amsterdam.

Their Home Page: www.dmaa.at/home.html

Their Project Page: www.dmaa.at/projekte/detail-page/eye-film-institute.html

Rotterdam: Hotel New York

Hotel New York in Rotterdam embedded between high rises. It used to be the passengers terminal for the Holland – Amerika Line.

This is Post # 1,000 of this blog.

Apt subject. as the making of this hotel in Rotterdam inspired me to create my small hotel / B & B Haagsche Suites in The Hague later.

The highest highrise here is the Montevideo building by Francine Houben.

Left Highrise is WorldPortCenter by Norman Foster.