Jean Jansem

(French, 1920–2013)

ballerinas by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Ballerinas

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grand ecart sur fond rouge by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Grand Ecart sur fond rouge, 1969–1970

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joellel at easel by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Joellel at easel, ca. 1985

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le porte ebranlee by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Le porte ebranlee, 1961

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picador, from the bullfighter series by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

PICADOR, from the Bullfighter Series

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polichinelle et colombine from the mascarade series by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Polichinelle et Colombine from the Mascarade series

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seated model at easel by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

seated model at easel, 1960

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simone by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Simone, 1969

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venice by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Venice

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young seated girl on a stool by jean jansem

Jean Jansem

Young seated girl on a stool, ca. 1965

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Biography

Timeline

1920
Born in Seuleuze (Bursa), former Armenian part of Turkey (Spent his early childhood in Salonique, Greece)
1936 - 1938
Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
1939
First painting shown at the Salon des independants, Paris
1940 - 1949
Attended La Grande Chaumière workshop in Montparnasse, Paris
1951
Populist Prize, France
1953
Antral Prize, France
Voburitz Award
Museum of Mexico Award
1958
Biennale de Bruges Prize, Belgium
Comparaison Prize, Mexico

Exhibitions

2014
Jansem – 75 years of painting. Retrospective paintings, drawings, sculptures. Galerie Matignon, Paris.
2013
Hommage to Jansem – Galerie Matignon, Paris, France. Retrospective a his life’s work
2012
Jansem’s Studio Work – Galerie Matignon, Paris, France. Still life paintings and drawings .
Art Paris Art Fair 2012, Grand Palais, Paris, presented by Galerie Matignon
2011
Jansem - Humanistic artist, organized by Antranik Youth Association, Beirut, Lebanon.
100% Drawing, group exhibition, Galerie Matignon, Paris, France
Engravings, group exhibition : Bernard Buffet, Salvador Dali, Jansem, Eric Lepoureau, Georges Rouault,
Pascal Teffo, Galerie Matignon, Paris, France.
Jansem, Château de la Barbinière, Galerie Viviane Henwood, Cholet, France
Jansem - Landscapes, Galerie l’Art Ancien, Orléans, France.

Public Collections

Modern Art Museum, Paris; Poitiers Museum; Fontainebleau Museum; Ennery Museum
Jansem Museum, Tokyo; Azumino Jansem Museum, Nagano-Ken
Modern Art Museum, Moscow
National Museum; Genocide Memorial of Armenia, Erevan