The Art of Henk Hofstra

Henk Hofstra is a Dutch artist famous for his large-scale environmental art projects. Some reports claim that he hopes his works will appear on Google Earth; while this hasn’t happened yet, a couple of them are visible on Street View – including The Blue Road. The Blue Road was created in April 2007 in the city of Drachten – a 1km stretch of road was painted bright blue, though it had faded somewhat by the time the Street View car visited. The project was intended to symbolise a canal that formerly ran through this part of the city,…

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