Museum Jan van der Togt comes with dubbelexpo Hague artists
Museum Jan van der Togt in Amstelveen, the netherlands devotes from 1 march an exhibition of visual artist Jan Snoeck, especially known of images with the primary colors of often human-like figures.
Snoeck, who is almost ninety years old, found a new method of glass-working and now he’s making a lot of collages of bits and pieces that he finds in French flea markets, according to the museum.
The exhibition of the work of Snoeck is combined with painting of his 86-year-old fellow townsman Oskar Lens, under the heading of Two Hague artists. According to the museum close the exhibits work of the two Hague seniors esthestisch on each other. The exhibition of the work of Lens is called a retrospective.
The said collages of Snoeck reminiscent of masks. Except these masks exhibits Snoeck also a series of glass sculptures that he glassblowers in the Italian Murano has created and images that are reminiscent of Egyptian sculptures.
Lens ended up in The Hague because he is a lawyer, was in Foreign Affairs. On his 33rd, said he to the ministry, and he threw himself full-time to the art.
As subject he chose, especially for women, in fashion shows, museums, cooking in the kitchen, or looking at one or another show. He was particularly impressed with his portrait of actress Ida Wasserman, in her role as a wife in ‘t Is over, by Edward Albee at the Haagse Comedie.