Bio / Resumee / Statement:
Jacob Johannes Kleyn
Born: 3-4-1952 in Amsterdam NL.
Education : High school of Art, Amsterdam
Arte Povera Zeichnung
The Father of Contemporary Drawing
JACOB KLEYN is a sensitive artist,
showing in his work a poignant concern and great empathy
for suffering humanity.
Despite the fact that nowadays high prices are payed for his works,
he identified himself with those who are poor and miserable.
He is an internationally appreciated Dutch artist.
His works are in collections troughout the world.
Designated as "the Father of contemporary drawing ",
honoured for his avant-garde role and huge
influence on nowadays art/ artists, finally he has recieved
mondial recognition and appreciation for his art.
The prices of his works are raising quickly .
To concentrate solely on his art
he lives for long periods like a hermit,
creating impressive drawings on canvas and on paper.
Icons of Modern Art.
Sincere, simple and touching.
His art is not about luxury.
But about those situations and events in the human life
and in the world that matters, and have a huge impact on us .
Many Exhibitions,National and International
Works are in collections troughout the World