"Life is a museum of thoughts and feelings. Creating this fine line between reality and fiction is my art of living."
Jean Louis Joos
THE KNOWLEDGE OF KNOWING THE UNKOWN
As an emerging artist of the early 21st century, Jean Louis Joos has a lot to offer from his eccentric taste. He calls himself a pioneer of intuitionism stating that he doesn't spend too long on a project for it destroys the very first idea and feeling. As a practitioner of abstractionism, he believes in the power of art itself, to quote: "I feel like everyone is so obsessed with reality. We have to confront ourselves more with new ways of perceiving what surrounds us, and that’s what I’m offering people. Our whole society is based on abstract ideas and values, and whenever people despise eccentric subcultures or groups, that is where’s where my role as an artist comes in. To help people sharpen their ability to understand abstract concepts. To give them a transcendence experience, to open the spirit and present them the unknown, the bizarre.” He believes that forms and shapes, can push the boundaries of meaning, focusing solely on inspiration as a way to connect with the viewer.
À la recherche de l'idée première.
The artist aims to depict a colourless reality, to neutralise subjectivity.
"I painted my life in black and white so I'd know who'd add colours to it. I wrote love in abstract so I'd know who'd feel it."