Johan Creten | the artist




The artist Johan Creten
Born July 25 1963, Sint-Truiden, Belgium.
Lives and works in Paris, France.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Sonsbeek,


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Works and biography
Is JC a freak, an outsider, a weirdo who breathes, eats and sleeps clay? Does he occupy an anachronistic position in the world of contemporary art? Does his pseudo-classical use of a narrative structure on the borderline of art and non-art have a retro effect, or is he indeed ten years ahead of his time with his reflections on ‘The Grotesque’, ‘The Baroque’ and ‘The Mannerist’?…
Selected works
Né à Saint-Trond en 1963, Johan Creten a étudié à Gand, Paris et Amsterdam. Cet apatride a été pensionnaire de la Villa Médicis de Rome entre 1996-1997, puis en résidence d’artiste au Bass Museum of Art de Miami- Beach entre 2000 et 2003…


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