Janine van Oene’s paintings move between abstraction and figuration. Seemingly recognizable shapes prove to be fragmented, more complex, or more vague at closer inspection; strange forms suddenly turn into irreversibly recognizable images. The artist plays with our perception in a way that distorts our sense of what is real and what is artificial.
In her recent work, she follows her fascination for the way in which supposed natural elements appear as artificial decoration within a domestic setting. By engaging with the balance between the figurative and the abstract, both a recognizable visual language and an abstract sensibility appear: the artist’s works are image, set of references, and pure paint on canvas all together.

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Browse works by Janine van Oene

Bombshell
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Janine van Oene
Bombshell (2022)
Mean Beans
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Janine van Oene
Mean Beans (2022)
Rare Pears
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Janine van Oene
Rare Pears (2022)
Sensual Specie
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Janine van Oene
Sensual Specie (2022)
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Janine van Oene (1988) is a visual artist currently based in Amsterdam. In 2014 she graduated from the HKU University of Arts in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and was a resident at De Ateliers in Amsterdam from 2014 to 2016. In 2017 Van Oene was awarded the Dutch Royal Prize for Modern Painting, and in 2020 the Jeanne Oosting painting prize.
Her works have been shown at the Gerhard Hofland Gallery, Amsterdam, Antwerp Art Weekend, Largo des Artes, Rio de Janeiro, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), Amsterdam, and De Ateliers, Amsterdam. Van Oene’s work is part of various collections, such as De Nederlandsche Bank, KMPG, The Royal Art Collection, ING Art Collection and AkzoNobel, among many others.


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