Asger Jorn, the Museum – and me

July 4, 2019 I've just visited Museum Jorn in the heart of Jutland, Western Denmark, and thought I would put together a few notes of a personal character. I am no expert whatsoever on Jorn - Denmark's most important and most internationally well-known artist in modern times - but I happen to have a personal…

Instagram and Facebook lack education in art

It has happened before and lots has been written about it. Still! We've got to keep on pounding the argument: It is not acceptable that Facebook and Instagram practices censorship of art works. It's about the usual, bizarre doze of American puritanism. Remember that President Clinton was close to impeachment for his affair with Monica…

At the Venice Art Biennale 2019 – Purvis Young

Venice, Italy - May 17, 2019 It's high time to resume writing here - the place where I write only about other artists - exhibitions, artists, fairs, art articles, reflections on what I see. I spend the month of May here in Venice. I came on May 1 to set up my SPAR - Silk…

This blog changes as of September 1, 2018

As of September 1, 2018 this blog will no longer contain posts about my projects, works, exhibitions etc. and also not contain copies of newsletters I send out. That will all be found on my new comprehensive photo homepage under some of the new menus there, among them "Journal". This blog will be devoted to…

Facebook’s “political” and “nudity”: Two stories about art censorship

For the sheer fun of it, I had created an image of President Donald Trump as a pastiche on Andy Warhol, a little "old Warhol-style." It took me about 15 minutes and there was nothing political about it - it was merely a fun exercise. Here it is: I posted it on my Instagram account…

SPAR – The “Silk Peace Art Road” Project

Lund, Sweden -March 8 to July 16, 2018. No longer updated here.But all about the project on my photo homepage launched on September 1, 2018 here. Jan Oberg, Oberg PhotoGraphics, has been invited by the Global Art Affairs (GAA) Foundation and the European Cultural Center to exhibit at Palazzo Mora in Venice in the context…

Update 2018 – Past, present and future dreams

  Oh, how time flies! It's about two months since I posted here and we're already well into 2018. I have an excuse, an acceptable one, I think: I'm working fulltime for peace! But, first - here the three main points in this belated New Year greeting: • The last two months devoted to peace…