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Mayke’s 2015 “Moi-je” Exhibition

August 24, 2015 in ART, Mayke's 2015 Exhibition

2015 is a “grand cru” of Mayke’s work, returning to some of her basics with that ability to meld the abstract with the figurative expressed with depth and texture.
Then again her work theme this year is in short “Moi-je”. “Moi-je” that “id”expression form the French language possess in a sort of innate, instinctive, often impulsive “me, I”

And humor, there must be humor

October 10, 2011 in ART, Postings from the Atelier, There must be humor

I am constantly sketching, drawing stamps in which I concentrate the story or image floating elusively in my mind. Whether it is laughing at my work or the situations that surround […]

Atelier de la Suyere 2010 work

October 9, 2010 in ART

The ferry leaving Mindelo Cape Verde with the dayworkers bound for Sao Anton across the straight, a morning and evening event. Overladed with passengers hanging on over the gunwale with […]

Epitaphe du Sean Seamour II

November 22, 2009 in Epitaphe pour Sean Seamour II, L'histoire de Sean Seamour II, Postings from the Atelier

🇫🇷 Après le tableau de Mayke “Widow Walk du Camp de la Suyère”, si prémonitoire des évènements du 7 mai, une résignation silencieuse envahie sa vision de Sean Seamour II qui repose au fond de la Fosse de Hatteras, un épitaphe et une immortalisation qui permet à notre créativité de rebondir et à une nouvelle aventure d'émerger

Mayke Sassen back to Saint Tropez

March 23, 2009 in ART, Postings from the Atelier

It will soon be three years since our transfer from the Luberon back to the Golfe de Saint Tropez, successful albeit with the loss of our Sean Seamour II in sub-tropical storm Andrea. Mayke's atelier is finished and humming away with new works you will soon be able to see on her website but better yet in her Atelier Gallery soon finished.

A mon propos

March 20, 2009 in ART

Je peins, mue par la passion de découvrir qui et où je suis.
Je vis un rêve : je suis sur scène délivrant une brillante performance.
A la chute, je remarque que le rideau est resté fermé.
Je souhaite l’ouvrir et partager

Mayke Sassen – some of my older work

July 10, 2008 in ART

At the request of many interested in my earlier work I have begun to post photos here … there are few dur to youthful insouciance, none from Japan, a few from Nigeria and of course some of my commissions.