Jan Sierhuis zelfportret

Marte Visser Long documentary - 2017 - 81 min.

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Photographer Marte Visser makes her directing debuut with this portrait of painter Jan Sierhuis, who is considered one of the leading Dutch expressionists. Illustrated by his self-portraits, each marking a new decade, he cheerfully talks about his life and art, simultaneously providing a glimpse of the history of Dutch art in the twentieth century. At an advanced age, Jan is still full of high spirits and the urge to create. A genuine artist keeps bouncing back, he claims. 'Happiness is doing what you want to do.'


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