The Glen Josselsohn Contemporary Art Collection
Glen Josselsohn was born in Johannesburg in 1971. His art has been exhibited in several art Galleries around the country – with a number of sell-out exhibitions on the South African art scene. Glen has always had an interest in art especially being the son of a great artist, Gail Josselsohn. Glen’s fascination with abstract art comes from the likes of Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Miro and local African art, Glen Josselsohn has become one of South Africa’s leading contemporary artist’s, selling art locally & internationally. ”The way I paint is unique! My Art is a buzz with energy and movement. The last person who had a similar style was Jackson Pollock. I’ve been using a drip technique; it’s interesting, modern, abstract and contemporary”
Glen Josselsohn is one of South Africa’s leading Contemporary Artists, who’s unique style adds life, energy and colour to any empty space. Glen’s Art is booming and become the hype of the Art World. Glen’s Artwork is utilised Locally and Internationally by Interior Designers/Decorators specifically for corporate and residential projects. All of the work is unique to each space, taking into account feedback from the designer and client involved.
Glen has been commissioned by numerous Decorators and has painted for exclusive Hotels ie Marion and the Radisson. Glen has also been featured on numerous lifestyle TV Programmes including Top Billing, and has had many editorials written in Magazines such as Habitat, SA Decor and Design, Garden and Home, House and leisure, Top Billing, Home and Tuis to mention a few!
If you are interested in contemporary art, there is such diversity and variety that Africa, as a continent, offers a plethora of intriguing and different art. When African art is mentioned, the immediate thought is one of masks and wood carvings, but this is not necessarily the case.
Art surrounds one; everywhere you look is art. Did you know that commissioned works of art grace many a building when you walk down the streets in the cities of Africa?
There are numerous contemporary art works and many a African contemporary art paintings are represented in Museum’s across the globe. An excellent example of contemporary African art being represented, was in 2002 in Khumasi, Ghana where the works of no fewer than eleven signed painters displayed their works, and alongside these, renowned artist Atta Kwami hailing from Ghana, displayed his wonderful works too.Also see the following articles: