Born in Brussels in 1946 Jan Wellens skills became well-known: drawings, paintings, graphic works. As printmaker he makes etchings, lithographs and nowadays mainly linocuts. He studied at the St.-Lucas institute in Brussels and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. He exposed all over the world: Belgium, Germany, France, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Spain, Serbia, Romania, Japan … His movement through the lino is self-confident and angular, without frills. Although life didn’t spare Jan, straight on is st Read Moreill his device ... without any doubt. The main thread in his life is a search for purity, as well in art as in his world view. The images that pile up in the labyrinth above my eye that sees, are transferred from a three-dimensional view to a flat one that wants to seduce the spectator.
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