He only ever had one dedicated collector: Salomon Slijper, a Dutch real estate developer. Slijper acquired work mostly made before the end of the First World War and, on his death in 1971, bequeathed it all to the Kunstmuseum Den Haag. Numbering almost 300 pieces, that museum’s Mondrian collection is today the largest in the world.
Doing brilliantly at Global Canvas 23
No less than three of my students reached the Global Canvas 23 finalist stage!
This is huge
They reached the finals amongst 4,338 children participating from 57 countries around the world. A total of 705 individual entries and 111 group entries were received spanning some 54 countries.The standard was incredibly high with the creativity, variety and environmental messaging hugely inspirational.
Global Canvas is DSWF’s annual children’s art competition for individuals and groups aged 4-16 years with age groups split 4-7 years, 8-11 years and 12-16 years.
The live online award ceremony took place on 26 April. It was hosted by David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation, DSWF, CEO Georgine Lamb.
The ceremony showcased the depth and breadth of talent by young artists from around the world.