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The Venice Suite N°18

From January  through April 2011 the Venice Suite, a series of 24 works on paper created for The Creative Rooms project on Certosa Island, Venice, will be on display in the art gallery at the Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, Washington, DC. Visitors are welcome Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 pm.

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7 more rooms were completed at the Certosa Hotel on Certosa Island, Venice.

Photos of Room 23 by Jan Olsson

A Room of One’s Own

“It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.” Virginia Woolf

view from the entrance

view of bed and painting

the key: desktop printmaking plate, paper, and leads for printing

Roland Cabot poses with the painting

preparations: photo, key, bed and sketch for painting

The curator: Lucrezia de Domizio Durini

Creative Rooms Project II_The Artists

Left to Right: Jan CM Peeters, Neriman Polat, Mark MacGowan, Jan Olsson, Roland Cabot, Tania Lopèz Winkler, and Aureli Ruiz

November 22, 2009

Opening of  Creative Rooms, Part II, curated by Lucrezia de Dominizio Durini in collaboration with Gérard Georges Lemaire to coincide with the closing festivities of the 2009 Venice Biennial:

Jan Olsson is creating an installation entitled ” A Room of One’s Own: in memory of Virginia Woolf “

“…there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of the mind.” V.W.

Sample images:



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