Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Horst Janssen
    born: Hamburg, Germany ; died: Oldenburg, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Selbst, 1993
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • color etching
  • Paper Type: medium weight, brown, Japanese laid pa
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 494 x 255 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 7/16 x 10 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 587 x 331 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 23 1/8 x 13 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0101
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"A Wry Eye: Witty, Sardonic and Ironic Work by Contemporary Printmakers", 22-Apr-2017
Janssen’s prints and paintings explore intensely and often
conflicted interior realms. In his many self-portraits, Janssen
seems intent upon looking into himself unflinchingly.