Ink on paper
Acquired directly from the artist
Jan Frank was born in Amsterdam and lived in the Congo before his parents immigrated to the United States. He currently lives and works in New York City. Frank’s works are in numerous public and private collections and he exhibits widely throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia.Much of his work takes the form of paintings. Stunning and energetic, they have been lauded for their originality. Extremely abstract, they are in fact based on nude models, demonstrating that the contemporary artist is never limited to traditional definitions or interpretations of the human form.
Jan Frank has also created some unforgettable examples of installation art. This can be seen in his 2007 exhibit of Fidel Castro t-shirts. On the shirts, he juxtaposes often disparate images to great effect. It is an example of modern art at its best.