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Message from the artist
”Dear viewers, I welcome you to my colorful world. Please take your time and watch the artworks for a while. Maybe you will discover the themes of the work; most of them are about love and life, city and nature, where the human menagerie dwells as does in dreams. You know dreams are just another reality.” Jacques Tange
Born in Vlissingen, The Netherlands, in 1960, Jacques Tange knew from an early age he wanted to become a professional artist. He was educated at the Academy of Arts in Rotterdam.
Inspired by the illuminated handwritings of the middle ages, he uses his own imagination and humour in present-day themes. The ornamentation and his typical use of bright colours are applied with the use of archetypes and methaphors. Tange is a creator of a world which is as recognisable as it is strange. What is shown to us is a closed world.
The use of intimate, soft light creates a characteristic atmosphere. His works show a well balanced composition which is made both by object and colours. Recognisable themes regulary return in his artistic work about the relationship between man and woman, the urban jungle and the isolation of the human being.
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October 2018: Exhibtion at the ”Willy Wonka Villa – gallery” Middelburg. Tange’s work is traveling back to Zeeland, his roots, during the entire month of October for an exhibtion at the Willy Wonka Gallery in Middelburg. This gallery is home of a charity cause that makes holidays possible for families with chronically ill children. Find more information on their official website.
6th of September – 9th of September 2018: Open Expo Schiedam. Jacques will participate in the 4-day art marathon in the Schiedam Stedelijk Museum. Open from 11:00 to 17:00, free admission. For more information, check the website.
7th of September – 9th of September 2018: Exhibtion at Gummaruskerk in Steenbergen. A grand selection of newly created and existing work will be exhibitioned at the beautiful Gummaruskerk in Steenbergen (Holland). Opening hours are Friday 14:00-21:00, Saturday 11:00-16:30 and Sunday 11:00-17:30.
17th of May – 21st of May 2018: Art Revolution Taipei Finalist. Being represented by Xpower Gallery as well as being officially invited by the fair’s organisation, a total of 23 art works will be shown at the A.R.T fair 2018. Tange was selected as a finalist in the Internation Artist Grand Prize competition. The winner will be anounced on the 31st of May. Read more about the A.R.T here.
April – May 2018: Xpower Gallery Taipei (Taiwan). During this period, a selection of Jacques Tange’s work will be shown at the Xpower Gallery in Taipei. More information about their activities and exhibtions can be found here.
April – May 2018: GET ART Museum Taipei: During the spring of 2018, Tange’s work will be shown at the GETART Museum in Taipei (Taiwan). Visit their official website here for more information.
10th of April – 20th of April 2018 : Chan Liu Museum Taipei. For this period in April, a selection of Tange’s work will be shown at the Chan Liu Museum in Taipei (Taiwan).
10th of April: MKB Belangen Interview. Jacques was interviewed for an article on the MKB website. Check out the full article (in Dutch) here.
20th of May – 2nd of June: Official replacing director of the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam. During a period of three weeks, Jacques Tange will act as the official replacement of the director of the Stedelijk Museum in Schiedam. During this time he will let his creative mind control the internal and external affairs of the establised museum.
.20th of May – 6th of July: ”Niet Netjes 2017”. The famous erotic exhibition Niet Netjes is back! Started by Jacques Tange in 2002, this year marks the 10th aniversary of Niet Netjes. Various erotic artworks that have a humurous vibe to them, made by different well known artists will be on display. The exhibition will be held in the Stedelijk Museum of Schiedam from the 20th of May untill the 2nd of June. After this date, the exhibtion will move to two new locations untill the 6th of July: Gallery Jacques Tange and Gallery Jabelle.