Strandbeests Prowl Dutch Coastlines

My friend, Deb, sent me a link about a madly creative artist named Theo Jansen. I was utterly captivated by his kinetic sculptures.

If you want to see more, as I did, there are other YouTube videos available for viewing.


About CarolWiebe

Art entices, inspires, and delights me. Art is a vehicle for laughter, tears, wonder, enlightenment--taking me on a constant path of discovery. You can't say that about housework (except, perhaps, for the crying part).
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6 Responses to Strandbeests Prowl Dutch Coastlines

  1. this is such a wonderful concept–thank you for starting my Monday with such flat-out fun.

  2. Carol Wiebe says:

    Fun, yes, but Theo seems to take his fun quite seriously. And talk about commitment to his work! They have truly come alive for him.

  3. Deb Sims says:

    I knew you would be captivated by these wonderful creations! Just imagine all the planning that goes into making one!

  4. Sharon Fraser says:

    Love this blog Carol. You have the best info. Always some synchronicity for me. My brother and his wife are puppeteers as well. I took one of my grandchildren to their latest show in Ottawa a few weeks ago. It’s always a treat to watch the audience, both young and old, responding to puppets. If you are interested their website is

    • Carol Wiebe says:

      Thanks, Sharon. I also appreciate the Rag and Bone link. I love Ottawa, and have two grandchildren that would really enjoy a good puppet show.

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