11.04.2010


jan yoors






at 12,
Jan ran away



to live with
& photograph
the Romany
gypsies



an exhibit of
his work opens
in nyc 11/5




ps: thick strokes


12 comments:

Julie-Inspired said...

I love it...so simple yet beautiful.

honeydonthink said...

reminds me of the Matisse Jazz series for some reason and caligraphy too - simply beautiful!

Cobalt Violet said...

Wow, very unique and beautiful.

RATZER said...

same same but very different - strong.
and reGeneration is a great store where I used to sell my wool blankets.
Like your blog a lot - everything is so carefully done - thanks

...love Maegan said...

gorgeous.

rob kimmel said...

Thank you for linking to our blog. There are several Jan Yoors projects in the works, from exhibits to books to films. If you want to be alerted to upcoming developments, please visit the janyoors.com site and send a message through the contact page. We'll be updating the site soon to include expanded archives, multimedia and blog.

Courtney said...

very, very beautiful work. thanks for sharing it.

VICTORIA said...

Great works!Its unique and awesome!thanks for sharing.

Maria said...

Just found this post, Lee. Thanks for posting. I love this family, as you know, and am so excited that their story and incredible collection is finally spreading to a wider audience.

Anonymous said...

Awesome use of positive and negative shapes

Red said...

Love the use of positive and negative space used in your designs. As honeydonthink said too, looks like they could be the start of a typeface developing.

anita said...

I love so much "La Gerbe", its just awesome!!!