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Lost in colour

Sometimes we want to get away from everyday life, the proverbial grey reality. I have a suggestion: hide yourself in colour, let it embrace you, envelop you, let it evoke emotions, colour your life.

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Within certain frames

We live, we act within certain frameworks. They constrain us, but they can also create an ornamental barrier around us against something that threatens our values. The shape and beauty of the frame is up to us.

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To be a woman

To be a woman – that is the task. To fulfill many roles and represent half of humanity. The woman has been present in art since its very beginnings. The figure of a woman has expressed many emotions, fantasies, or obsessions of artists through the centuries. In my works, I want to tell what it […]

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Concertina

Concertina, razor wire which protects borders and divides people. Jolanta Johnssons oil paintings.

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Jolanta Johnsson Crowded circle

Constellations

Constellations – these are places where people stay together. We want to be together, we need each other. We gather in crowds. Beautiful, unique, curious, interesting, ugly, ordinary, not special… that’s what we are, people. This list of adjectives is endless. I want to show it.

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Flowers in Black

Black is not associated with flowers. I only know one type of flower called black – black tulips. There may be more so-called black flowers. However, flowers – means primarily colors – a fantastic offer from nature. Flowers are also beautiful forms. I show them against a deep black background. I bring them out from […]

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Jolanta Johnsson Human 2021 - 8

Graphics 2021

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Newspaper portraits

I present works made in a mixed technique – collage, monotype, acrylic on glued cardboard. All pieces are square – 50 x 50 cm. I want to build a giant wall filled with portraits of people involved in what they have created – information. The pieces of newspapers that appear in the portraits symbolize information […]

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Crowds

The collages of Jolanta Johnsson create an interesting and poetic vision of human relationships. Jolanta Johnsson uses collage in interesting unique way.

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Of Serie Sea -6 Jolanta Johnsson

Of Series Sea

In this gallery, I present paintings inspired by the sea. Sea – is associated with space, distant horizon, sunshine, summer heat. But the sea is also a dangerous element. Water is a zone with less gravity. While swimming in the water, we can have a foretaste of what birds floating in the air can feel. […]

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