Open House Recap: Gerard Klein Hofmeijer's "The Little House"

An open house was held at D. Thomas Fine Miniatures on Sunday, November 13 to celebrate new work on view in the Gallery by Gerard Klein Hofmeijer. Mr. Hofmeijer traveled with his significant other, Pien Spijkers, from their hometown of Utrecht, The Netherlands, to be at the event. The event as also attended by Ms. Tessa Dikker, the Press & Cultural Affairs Officer for Cultural Heritage, from the Dutch Consulate, in New York City and Ms. Nichole Cooley, director of the MFA program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College-CUNY. There was champagne! Guests were treated to a demonstration by Mr. Klein Hofmeijer of his techniques. Most of the artwork is made from .05mm bras

This Season's BIG Gift-Giving Trend is Go SMALL with Miniatures!

D. Thomas Fine Miniatures is excited to report that the 2016 holiday season’s BIG gift-giving trend is actually very small: miniatures! Recent media buzz surrounding the category includes stories about “miniacs,” (New York Times), a renewed passion for all things small (Wall Street Journal) and, most recently, Zagat’s pop-up Tiny Café in Astor Place in New York City offering tiny versions of trendy edibles. Small is definitely the new BIG this season. Miniatures tug at your heart and give immediate delight! Miniatures make an impressive statement when giving as a holiday gift; they focus closely on individual passions, interests and tastes. To make holiday shopping seamless, The D. Thomas 2

Open House Celebration with Gerard Klein Hofmeijer Sunday November 13 3-5pm

Please join us for a very special open house celebration of work by Dutch miniaturist Gerard Klein Hofmeijer, visiting from his hometown of Utrecht, Netherlands, on Sunday November 13 from 3-5pm here in the Gallery at D. Thomas Fine Miniatures. Mr. Klein Hofmeijer will be meeting with guests and sharing details about his work including his signature piece, “Vlamingstraat 42, Delft" created from his study of Vermeers's "The Little Street" painted in 1657. He will also bring some of his tools for an informal discussion and demonstration of his techniques. Gerard Klein Hofmeijer is a Dutch craftsman and classically trained scientist who has admired, loved and constructed miniatures since childh

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