Jan Sierhuis zelfportret

Marte Visser Long documentary - 2017 - 81 min.

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Photographer Marte Visser makes her directing debut with this portrait of painter Jan Sierhuis, who is considered one of the principal Dutch expressionists. Illustrated by his self-portraits, each ushering in a new decade, he jauntily talks about his life and work, simultaneously providing a glance at Dutch art history in the twentieth century. In old age, Jan is still full of spirit and creative urge. You can never break a real artist. "Happiness is doing what you want." 

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Director(s) Marte Visser
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Netherlands