Jan Wolkers | the artist




The artist Jan Wolkers
Born Oct 26 1925, Oegstgeest, Netherlands.
Died Oct 19 2007 Texel.

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Biography.
In Wolkers’ words, after the horror of Auschwitz ‘The sky is wounded forever. Auschwitz was an unspeakably appalling attack upon everything that humanity stands for.’
The artist in his atelier
Jan Wolkers (Oegstgeest, 1925) groeit op in een gereformeerd middenstandsgezin. Vanaf 1941 studeert hij aan de Leidse schilderacademie en later in Den Haag en Amsterdam. In 1957 werkt Wolkers op uitnodiging van de Franse regering een jaar bij de beeldbouwer Ossip Zadkine in Parijs…


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