"I begin where the others have given up. Time is a spacious source of insightful craftsmanship. My pictures are very little modern. They are late-onset!"
Jan is a Danish artist who studied Nordic Litterature and History at Odense University (1971-75). Co-founder and Funen editor of Kunstavisen (Art News) between 1975 and 1980 Jan worked also as an Art teacher at Odense Haandarbejds-Seminarium Arts & Crafts College) between 1980-1997
In 1992 Jan was a TV critic at Fyns Stiftstidende (Funen News) and in 1995 a weekly debator by Radio Fyn (Radio Funen). From 1995 to 1999 Jan was an art critic by Fyens Stiftstidende. Every year Jan lectures and talks on art at colleges and Folkeuniversitetet (Public/Open University).
Select Group and Solo Shows
FLASH exhibitions 1968-88. PRO, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen 1980-89. Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum (North Jutland Art Museum), Aalborg 1982-83. PRIX XVII INTERNATIONAL d'ART CONTEMPORAIN de MONTE CARLO 1983. SPORT I KUNSTEN (Sports in Art), BRANDT'S, Odense 1985. FESTIVAL de LA PEINTURE, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France 1987. 7+7 1st and 2nd JOINT VENTURE, Fyns Kunstmuseum (Funen Art Museum) and art museums in Odessa and Kharkow, Ukraine 1990-92. HOMO FUTURUS, Leopold-Hollsch Museum, Germany and Turnhout Museum, Belgium and The Guinness Hopstore, Dublin in Ireland and Rotonda in Milan, Italy 1989-93. BAKU ART CENTER, XXXX 1993-94. ARTE DIMENSIONE EUROPA, Castello Di Stenico, Trentio in Italy 1996. SPORTEN, PUBLIKUM OG KUNST (Sports, the Public and the Art), Munkeruphus, Gilleleje 1996. SKANDERBORG KULTURHUS (Skanderborg Art Centre) 2006. FREGATTEN JYLLAND, Ebeltoft 2006-07. THE ARTS CLUB, London 2007. The dA Center, Pomona, Los Angeles, 2013. POLITIKEN, Kbh,2014.
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