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.
The provocative Belgian artist, choreographer and theatre director Jan Fabre says that a show of new works at Galerie Templon's new space in Paris is a 'carnavalesque, burlesque, surrealist critical h
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Jan Fabre likes to say that he’s ‘just a dwarf in the presence of giants’. What he’s driving at with this humble statement is that he follows in the footsteps of Rubens, Van Dyck, Jordaens and the other Flemish masters that originate from his hometown of Antwerp. Often, Fabre presents his own, contemporary work in...