The School of Den Hague Artists

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The School of Den Hague artists!

They dared to dream of muddied terrain.

Surf crashing on wide sandy beaches.

Distant bursts of light.

Shafts of sun crashing through a skylight in the grey clouds.

They called it ‘Tegenlicht’.

Against the light.

That’s what it means.

At the centre of the canvas was a vanishing point beyond dour windmills.

Or on a point beyond a flock of sheep or cows.

Reflections in puddles.

Waves slapping the keels of beached barges.

Dark dresses of fisher folk billowing.

Turbulence beyond the flapping of brown sails.

I am there too now, immersed….click to follow:

The School of Den Hague Artists | Pieter Zaadstra High Thunder eMagazine.

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