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b. 1958, Belgium

Jan Fabre Biography

Both FABRE’s oeuvre and his life are determined by duality. Death and reincarnation are the central and recurrent themes in his work. He manifests this idea in his fascination for insects and beetles that are symbols for death and reincarnation. Also on stage one can notice contradictions. Physical degeneration contrasts with power of muscle and will.
Without any dread Jan FABRE shows vulnerability and the transience of human beings.
He is exhibiting in France, Belgium and Italy on a regular basis. In 2008 Fabre had a special show at the Louvre in Paris.

Jan Fabre Featured Artworks

Skull with Harris’ Hawk by Jan Fabre contemporary artwork sculpture, mixed media
Jan FabreSkull with Harris’ Hawk, 2018Bic ink, Murano glass, skeleton, stainless steel
65 x 22 x 22 cm
Templon Contact Gallery
Skull with Von der Decken’s Hornbill by Jan Fabre contemporary artwork sculpture, mixed media
Jan FabreSkull with Von der Decken’s Hornbill, 2018Bic ink, Murano glass, skeleton, stainless steel
65 x 22 x 22 cm
Templon Contact Gallery
Berlin/ Tornado’s - (VIII) by Jan Fabre contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Jan FabreBerlin/ Tornado’s - (VIII), 1988Bic ballpoint pen on paper
237 x 164 x 5 cm
Templon Contact Gallery
Berlin/ Tornado’s - (VI) by Jan Fabre contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Jan FabreBerlin/ Tornado’s - (VI), 1988Bic ballpoint pen on paper
237 x 164 x 5 cm
Templon Contact Gallery
Berlin/ Tornado’s - (III) by Jan Fabre contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Jan FabreBerlin/ Tornado’s - (III), 1988Bic ballpoint pen on paper
237 x 164 x 5 cm
Templon Contact Gallery
Berlin/ Tornado’s - (I) by Jan Fabre contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Jan FabreBerlin/ Tornado’s - (I), 1988Bic ballpoint pen on paper
237 x 164 x 5 cm
Templon Contact Gallery
Poisson belge lubrique faisant la fête by Jan Fabre contemporary artwork sculpture
Jan FabrePoisson belge lubrique faisant la fête, 2018Wood, pigment, polymer, metal, glass and fish
15.6 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm
Templon Contact Gallery

Jan Fabre Recent Exhibitions

Jan Fabre Represented By

Templon contemporary art gallery in 30 rue Beaubourg, Paris, France Templon Brussels, Paris

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