Jean Claude Wouters

Belgian artist,b. 1956, who lived and worked in Brussels, Paris, Tokyo, Italy, Dubai, and Los Angeles.

He studied drawing from an early age, then Ballet, filmmaking and various performing arts.
In his career as an artist he has shown an intense sensitivity to the nature of both the body and the spirit.

After studying and dancing with Maurice Béjart and Lindsay Kemp in early 80’s,
Wouters started to work as a performing artist and as an independent filmmaker, his work ‘Brian Eno - Music for Films’ was selected by the Director Fortnight section (Quinzaine des réalisateurs) at the Cannes Film Festival in 1981, and his film works receiving several awards in international film festivals, including New-York, San Francisco, Paris, Praha, Teheran, Montreal.

He worked for years in Paris as a film maker and fashion photographer, his specialty being Beauty and Woman expressed in a simple and natural manner. He used to work for Lancôme, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton and several luxury brands. Wouters also collaborated with fashion designer Marc Jacobs for ‘ARTrageous’ (New York, 2007). In 2011, he performed CRINOLINE MAN at the LACMA museum (Los Angeles), and SHADOW WALKER at the MOCA museum (Tucson, Arizona).
In 2012 he was awarded the POLLOCK-KRASNER Foundation Grant in NYC.

|Selected Solo Exhibitions|
.〈Light of Void〉, ALIEN Art Centre, Kaohsiung, 2022.
.〈PORTRAITS & BUDDHAS〉, Loo&Lou, Paris 2016.
.〈L’AGNEAU MYSTIQUE〉, Loo&Lou, Paris, 2016.
.〈PORTRAITS & BUDDHAS〉, Noho Modern, Los Angeles, 2011.
.〈THE SWEETEST EMBRACE OF ALL〉, Taka Ishii Gallery, Kyoto, 2010.
.〈LANDSCAPES〉, The Empty Quarter, Dubai, 2009.
.〈BUDDHAS〉, The Marunouchi, Tokyo, 2009.
.〈SHADOW OF THE SKY〉, The Marunouchi, Tokyo, 2008.
.〈PORTRAITS〉, The Marunouchi, Tokyo, 2006.
.〈FACES〉, Knott, Brussels, 2008.
.〈PORTRAITS & NUDES〉, Ariel Meyrowitz, New York, 2005.

Related Works

Jean Claude Wouters:Light of Void

2022.11.23 - 2023.11.19