Japan Print Association Executive Committee and Japan Print Association will present an international prints exposition, "Prints Tokyo 2012" for our 80th anniversary of the foundation of the association.

Joris MARTENS Belgium

" ALOOF - Volcanoes can’t move "

2012
lithography
35 cm × 55 cm




Nominators
水谷昇雅 / Norimasa MIZUTANI

Comment
Joris Martensのリトグラフの作品は鮮やかな色彩に溢れている。そしてその筆の動きは日本の水墨画を彷彿とさせる。彼の描く世界の中では西洋と東洋が見事に調和し共存している。

Joris Martens lithographic prints overflow with vivid colours and brushstrokes that are reminiscent of Japanese sumi-e. Western and Eastern styles mingle harmoniously in his works.

 

Born in 1975

EXHIBITION
2011 Solo exhibition ‘BLOW’ Konsthallen Dalarnas Museum, Sweden
2011 ‘Into The Light’ public space Antwerp, Belgiu
2009 ‘The end of the song is the beginning’ Münchner Künstlerhaus, Munich, Germany
2005 ‘Contemporary Print Art’ Grafikens Hus, Sweden

AWARDS
1999 Golden Medal Award International Senefelder Prize for Lithography