Out together, home together (1995) Ellen Vomberg

photo Otto Snoek
About the artwork

In 1995 artist Ellen Vomberg painted the work within an ornamental frame in the De Ruyterstraat Out together, together At home. The ship SS Rotterdam of the Holland-America Line is waved goodbye in the painting. The style of the painting is a homage to the famous posters of the Holland-America Line from the 1920s and 1930s. The painting fits within the theme of the Noordereiland, which presents itself as a ship that is due to leave Rotterdam at any moment.

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About the artist

Ellen Vomberg (Dordrecht, 1960) makes drawings, graphics and three-dimensional work from materials such as paper, wood and textile. Themes in her work are people, language, architecture, history and society. She lives and works in Rotterdam.

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Prins Hendrikkade 32, 3071 KB Rotterdam, Netherlands