Category: New works
A series of five of a bust at the Victoria and Alberg Museum, experimenting with multi-exposure in order to achieve a sense of movement. I mean, how does one make marble sculptures come alive on a rainy Sunday afternoon in London? Additionally, this short video is an example of what I am going to use more often in the future, both here on my … Read More The “Victoria And Albert Multi-Exposure” Series
In autumn 2015 I worked on a series of the Rouen Cathedral, inspired of course by Monet’s original paintings in the 1890s and Roy Lichtenstein’s 6-piece series from 1969 which I happen to own. Heres a post about the idea behind it. And below is a 1.30 min video.
It’s all about seeing, isn’t it? Having lived with art since I was a child, I’ve always played with the idea of doing photography with reference to the art I cherish. Since 1969, I have looked at Roy Lichtenstein’s 6-piece Cathedral Series from that year which were based on Claude Monet’s Rouen Cathedral paintings in the 1890s. This is about my latest edition, the Rouen … Read More The Rouen Cathedral Suite
Lund, Sweden, June 28, 2015 “Couple With Clive Head” – In front of Clive Head’s ‘Thinking About Georges Braque’ 2013 © Jan Oberg 2015 I shoot out a single photo to you as a digital gift – a moment of meditation – and wish you a good Sunday and weekbegin. What happens when we go to exhibitions? Much more than just looking at some art … Read More Shoot # 14
A peep into the exhibition which opened on April 3, 2015. The theme will be the same until May 30 but now and then I will hang new prints. I’d love to welcome you in my studio – and have your comments to what you see here if you cannot visit.
I opened this exhibition with the subtitle – Photos From Iran, Iraq, Somaliland and Marrakech – on April 3, 2015. It has come about in a quite natural way. I have worked in some countries where Islam is of fundamental importance and so been exposed to the people living there as well as their problems – problems related to conflicts and war. I did fact-finding … Read More Creating “People Of Islam” and why the Iraq War made me a photographer