From the category archives:

New works

Vanity

juni 10, 2010

I just got back to the studio after a few days of cash generation – teaching in the auditorium. This morning my throat felt sore from a cold, and all I could think of was getting some more sleep. It’s been raining for 3 days and it wasn’t looking any better today… But I had […]

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Arrival of the first print

juni 2, 2010

I had been waiting for days when finally on wednesday I could get my hands on the trial print of the new series based on the TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday) painting that was originally shown at the Bottom Out exhibition last year. TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday) I am pleased with the result, the […]

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Back to Basics

maj 24, 2010

“Enough!” from Sketches By Carl Frederik Waage Beck I have been working on the upcoming limited edition prints today, setting up my favourite paintings in the studio, first photographing and then later retouching them in Photoshop. I am comfortable taking photos and will often bring my precious Canon 7D whenever I’m out on a trip […]

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Beauty in numbers

maj 20, 2010

I have been working on some sketches lately, trying to draw the perfect female face. I keep returning to the female body for inspiration, always something or someone new to paint and draw. The motif never gets old. To me at least. Some features just appeal to me. Maybe it’s some darwinian mechanism. Maybe I’ve […]

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We are at war

maj 17, 2010

“Burnt-out Humvee at Amalienborg Palace” from Artworks by Carl Frederik Waage Beck I am thinking about the Danish soldiers in Afghanistan these days. Two separate events have fueled this. Danish Colonel Lars Møller published his book “we kill – and live with it” Danish documentary director Janus Metz’ Cannes screening of his Documentary titled “Armadillo” […]

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Escape the cubicle

april 29, 2010

“No more cubicles” from Artworks by Carl Frederik Waage Beck When it comes to worklife, I figure there are 2 kinds of people: Type 1. Those that work the punch-in/punch-out job, and prefer it this way. Type 2. Those that work the punch-in/punch-out job, and want to leave and be their own boss but feel […]

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Working under constraint

marts 31, 2010

“Working under constraint” from Sketches By Carl Frederik Waage Beck So your boss gives you an assignment – 1. “I need something, on my desk, whenever you feel like it” 2. “I need a presentation, on my desk, whenever you feel like it” 3. “I need a 5 slide presentation, on my desk, whenever you […]

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Life on the edge

marts 20, 2010

Given the choice between receiving 5 dollars with certainty OR receiving a free lottery ticket with a 1/1000 chance of winning 5000 dollars, which would you choose? Given the choice between paying 5 dollars in parking fee OR risking a 1/1000 chance of paying a parking fine of 5000 dollars, which would you choose? Given […]

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Into the void

marts 17, 2010

If you’re wondering why I haven’t been posting on the blog during the last few weeks, well it’s because of the two little wonders Victor and Carla who are now sleeping like angels in the bedroom Which leaves me a few minutes to post the latest painting in a series of 3 that I did […]

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Twins

februar 16, 2010

My wife gave birth to a beautiful set of twins on friday February 5th. Victor and Carla are their names. We are in heaven these days, trying to get the little toddlers to eat and sleep. We are rewarded with cute little smiles and grunting sounds. Sleep is elusive but I can’t help smiling even […]

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