Presentation

Working mainly with oil and acrylics, J. Kesin creates paintings of his perception of different subjects. These range from the autobiographical to literature, general concepts, politics and current affairs.

The subjects of his paintings are often deconstructed into 'components', which are then represented on the canvas by layers, interplaying and creating a game of shapes, lines, opacity and transparency. Analysis, emotion and spontaneity are combined in a process of constant conversation with the evolving painting.

His artistic influences include the ideas of simultaneity, cubism, and constructivism, as well as Gerhard Richter and Howard Hodgkin's associative abstraction.

Kesin was born in Hamburg, Germany where he lived until 1999. During the 1990's he also spent extended periods of time in Russia and Uzbekistan, following the break-up of the Soviet Union, which added to his experiences and inspirations.

He is now based in London and Valencia.


Education

2019-2021 Studied Painting under Sibylle Werkmeister (founder and former director and lecturer at 'Freie Kunstakademie Überlingen'), Com. of Valencia, Spain

1992-1998 MA Applied Cultural Studies, Lueneburg, Germany


Solo Exhibitions:

2021 Layered Perceptions, De Souza Gallery, Cervera del Maestre, Spain


Group Exhibitions:

2023 El 5è Element, Oficina Municipal de Turisme, Ulldecona, Tarragona, Spain

2023 Where Beauty lies, De Souza Gallery, Spain

2023 Revelations, Bloom Gallery, Valencia, Spain

2023 Habla – Speak, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2022 Relics of Future’s Past, La Joya Space, Valencia, Spain

2022 Annual Contemporary Art Exhibition, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2022 EXOIT – When Healing Begins, De Souza Gallery, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2022 Urban and Contemporary Art Exhibition, La Joya Space, Valencia, Spain

2021 A Cultural Trip (Viaje Cultural), Gallery Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2021 The Beauty of Forgiveness, Gallery Casa del Dragon, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2021 Contemporary Art Exhibition Cervera del Maestre, Ermita de San Sebastian, Cervera del Maestre, Spain


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Painting, Forest Secrets, J. Kesín

Forest Secrets

J. Kesín

Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch

$1,039

Painting, Multiplicity, J. Kesín

Multiplicity

J. Kesín

Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch

$1,039

Painting, Out of the Blue, J. Kesín

Out of the Blue

J. Kesín

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,039

Painting, Moscow, J. Kesín

Moscow

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,909

Painting, Launch of the seven Factoids, J. Kesín

Launch of the seven Factoids

J. Kesín

Painting - 31.9 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$1,638

Painting, Reassembly, J. Kesín

Reassembly

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 35 x 1.2 inch

$1,989

Painting, The Hunt (series 'Future Relics'), J. Kesín

The Hunt (series 'Future Relics')

J. Kesín

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,039

Painting, Shadow, J. Kesín

Shadow

J. Kesín

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,039

Painting, The illusionist, J. Kesín

The illusionist

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 35 x 1.2 inch

$1,989

Painting, Gomorrah, J. Kesín

Gomorrah

J. Kesín

Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch

$1,853

Painting, Impediment (Warsaw), J. Kesín

Impediment (Warsaw)

J. Kesín

Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch

$1,853

Painting, Dominion (series 'Future Relics'), J. Kesín

Dominion (series 'Future Relics')

J. Kesín

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,039

Painting, Constellation shift, J. Kesín

Constellation shift

J. Kesín

Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,638

Painting, Hamburg, J. Kesín

Hamburg

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,909

Painting, London, J. Kesín

London

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,909

Painting, Goa, J. Kesín

Goa

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,909

Painting, Panther, J. Kesín

Panther

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,909

Painting, Moonlight ripples, J. Kesín

Moonlight ripples

J. Kesín

Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

$1,638

Painting, Urban Strata (Konstrukt I), J. Kesín

Urban Strata (Konstrukt I)

J. Kesín

Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 1.2 inch

$1,853

Painting, The wild rose, J. Kesín

The wild rose

J. Kesín

Painting - 35 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

$1,989

Painting, Gavage, J. Kesín

Gavage

J. Kesín

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,039

Painting, A night on the town, J. Kesín

A night on the town

J. Kesín

Painting - 35 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

$1,989

Painting, Crossing, J. Kesín

Crossing

J. Kesín

Painting - 31.9 x 72.4 x 1.2 inch

$2,395

Painting, Khiva, J. Kesín

Khiva

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, Peg Dance, J. Kesín

Peg Dance

J. Kesín

Painting - 35 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, Regression, J. Kesín

Regression

J. Kesín

Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, From the Ashes (Gaza City), J. Kesín

From the Ashes (Gaza City)

J. Kesín

Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, All the Sunsets, J. Kesín

All the Sunsets

J. Kesín

Painting - 39.4 x 31.9 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, Dissolution, J. Kesín

Dissolution

J. Kesín

Painting - 51.2 x 35 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, 72 (It's Curtains), J. Kesín

72 (It's Curtains)

J. Kesín

Painting - 35 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, What remains (series 'Future Relics'), J. Kesín

What remains (series 'Future Relics')

J. Kesín

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, Aqua (Exit IV), J. Kesín

Aqua (Exit IV)

J. Kesín

Painting - 11.8 x 7.9 x 1.4 inch

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Painting, Hunt (Exit I), J. Kesín

Hunt (Exit I)

J. Kesín

Painting - 11.8 x 7.9 x 1.4 inch

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Painting, Displace (Exit III), J. Kesín

Displace (Exit III)

J. Kesín

Painting - 11.8 x 7.9 x 1.4 inch

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Who is the artist?

Working mainly with oil and acrylics, J. Kesin creates paintings of his perception of different subjects. These range from the autobiographical to literature, general concepts, politics and current affairs.

The subjects of his paintings are often deconstructed into 'components', which are then represented on the canvas by layers, interplaying and creating a game of shapes, lines, opacity and transparency. Analysis, emotion and spontaneity are combined in a process of constant conversation with the evolving painting.

His artistic influences include the ideas of simultaneity, cubism, and constructivism, as well as Gerhard Richter and Howard Hodgkin's associative abstraction.

Kesin was born in Hamburg, Germany where he lived until 1999. During the 1990's he also spent extended periods of time in Russia and Uzbekistan, following the break-up of the Soviet Union, which added to his experiences and inspirations.

He is now based in London and Valencia.


Education

2019-2021 Studied Painting under Sibylle Werkmeister (founder and former director and lecturer at 'Freie Kunstakademie Überlingen'), Com. of Valencia, Spain

1992-1998 MA Applied Cultural Studies, Lueneburg, Germany


Solo Exhibitions:

2021 Layered Perceptions, De Souza Gallery, Cervera del Maestre, Spain


Group Exhibitions:

2023 El 5è Element, Oficina Municipal de Turisme, Ulldecona, Tarragona, Spain

2023 Where Beauty lies, De Souza Gallery, Spain

2023 Revelations, Bloom Gallery, Valencia, Spain

2023 Habla – Speak, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2022 Relics of Future’s Past, La Joya Space, Valencia, Spain

2022 Annual Contemporary Art Exhibition, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2022 EXOIT – When Healing Begins, De Souza Gallery, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2022 Urban and Contemporary Art Exhibition, La Joya Space, Valencia, Spain

2021 A Cultural Trip (Viaje Cultural), Gallery Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2021 The Beauty of Forgiveness, Gallery Casa del Dragon, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

2021 Contemporary Art Exhibition Cervera del Maestre, Ermita de San Sebastian, Cervera del Maestre, Spain

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When was J. Kesín born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1963