There was a dragon in the shop

There was a dragon in the shop

Dragons of Ming for sale I just reopened my Etsy store, yeah! My store is at http://etsy.com/shop/CirqueDePepin Just added 11 ceramic “Dragons”. These dragons are from my ‘Dragons of Ming’ series. For this project, inspired by my travels to Jingdezhen, China and my sparked interest in historic Chinese porcelain, I make vases, sculptures and these […]

Time for Fiesta

Time for Fiesta

Exhibition Fiesta 6 October to 18 November 2018 opening on 6 October from 3 – 5 pm During the exhibition ‘Fiesta’ we present the work of four quirky and totally different artists. Their work fits well together in a strange way. This exhibition is exciting because of the remarkable combination. Art can be fun right! […]

Op Visite bij Pieter – Beelden in de tuin

Op Visite bij Pieter – Beelden in de tuin

Nieuwe tentoonstelling: Beelden in de tuin’, Woonzorgcentrum Stefanna in Delft 7 september t/m 7 oktober 2018. Op de foto mijn beeld ‘Totem van kracht, wijsheid en geluk’ keramiek, 46 (h) x 30 (l) x 20 (b), en het beeld ‘Reizen van de Dodo’, keramiek, 46 (h) x 36 (l) x 28 (b) cm. De foto’s […]

The kiln Gods have decided

The kiln Gods have decided

She opened the kiln and it was good. Two new ceramic sculptures. I was expecting the Majolica in a somewhat blue-gray color. I previously did a test on a different glaze and temperature. (And did not have time for new tests). But on this specific glaze (and higher temperature) it was still just brilliant blue, […]

Pepijn at work

The talented filmmaker Jaco Kruidenier of MaasMedia Rotterdam recently made a short film about Pepijn’s work. The film has a wonderful atmosphere, and is filmed entirely on location at Struktuur86 in The Hague where Pepijn regularly works on his ceramic sculptures. Thanks you Jaco! Now the film is still in Dutch, hopefully there will soon […]

De reis van de Drakenkeizer

De reis van de Drakenkeizer

De reis van de Drakenkeizer/The journey of the Dragon Emperor Galerie Van Slagmaat presents from 15 June to 18 August 2018 ‘De reis van de Drakenkeizer’/’The journey of the Dragon Emperor’. In this overview exhibition you can see ceramics, paintings and drawings by ‘Cirque de Pepin’, the alias of Pepijn van den Nieuwendijk (1970 Waddinxveen, […]

Afterwar in the Anningahof

Afterwar in the Anningahof

• Pepijn’s ceramic sculpture ‘Afterwar Delight’ will be exhibited this summer (and fall) at the Anningahof sculpture garden. The Anningahof sculpture garden opened on 12 May, 2018. Sculptures 2018 13 May to 28 October 2018 Anningahof.nl • www.instagram.com/cirquedepepin/ cirquedepepin(Another day at the office) What do you do after a hard days work – filling gaps […]

Tussen kunst en geschiedenis • Between art and history

Tussen kunst en geschiedenis • Between art and history

Exhibition ‘Between art and history’ This Saturday the exhibition ‘Between art and history’ opens at the Stedelijk Museum Coevorden. Pepijn has made new ceramic work especially for this exhibition. Museum Coevorden Haven 4 7741 JV Coevorden The Netherlands The Stedelijk Museum Coevorden aims to bring the history of Coevorden to the public in a surprising […]

An incredible honour: working with Jan Snoeck (5 March 1927 – 31 March 2018)

An incredible honour: working with Jan Snoeck (5 March 1927 – 31 March 2018)

Jan Cornelis Snoeck (5 March 1927 – 31 March 2018) was a Dutch sculptor and ceramist Such an incredible honour that I have been asked to paint a large sculpture by Dutch sculptor Jan Snoeck. Flowers in blue and white. When I was chatting with Jan a few years ago at Struktuur 68 studio in […]