Monthly Archives: September 2014

Kulturnatten – Cultural Night in Lund: “Salång PåGång”

Unbelievable as it is, Kulturnatten is here again: Saturday September 20.

Here is what you may experience in my studio: 30-40 works you have not seen before, a special feature, new types of frames, travel and other photographs on various media plus two short debates.

Sålång Pågång continues for about a month – after Kulturnatten by appointment only on 0738 52 52 00 or at

Black Girl With A Pearl Earring # 6 © Jan Oberg 2014

Black Girl With A Pearl Earring # 6 © Jan Oberg 2014

I’m excited about it! I have had so many things to do in my other “world” – that of war and peace – where sad things like Israel-Gaza, Iraq and Ukraine have taken almost all of my time.

All works at Kulturnatten are new

It feels great, therefore, to now devote myself to processing, creating and printing various images that I have taken both this year and earlier.

I will introduce 30-40 new works – on fine arts papers, canvas and metal. Part of my joy comes from having the freedom to experiment with a diversity of media (PhotoGraphics technique) – as you’ll see.

Black Girl With A Pearl Earring

The feature I have in mind this Kulturnatten revolve, to a certain extent, around my pastiche on Vermeer’s “Girl With A Pearl Earring” from about 1665 that I have written about previously here.

I am happy to tell you that it has made its editorial appearance in the September issue of Sköna Hem, Sweden’s largest interior design magazine.

From Sköna Hem  (Beautiful Homes), September 2014

From Sköna Hem (Beautiful Homes), September 2014, page 104.

I have experimented with how to present Black Girl With A Pearl Earring. However I consider the variation more important than the theme therefore it will be exciting to showcase the different expressions in terms of sizes – from postcards to 61-91 cm (A1) – and media I have on offer – fine arts papers, canvas and metal.

You know, with me you get numbered and signed works taylor-made in sizes and media according to your wishes.

For the first time I will show some of them “live”.


Since last I have experimented with both making my own frames and buying frames at flee markets. I’m curious to see how various forms of presentation can shape a more attractive whole than just putting up prints on the wall. However, no glass in front – never!

Travel photo and pictorialism

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