Jan Jansen - Master Shoe Designer

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
9. feb. - 20. may 2002

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major retrospective of the work of shoe designer Jan Jansen over the period from 1961 to 2002. from the beginnings in the sixties, jan jansen, born 1941, has develped into a shoe designer of world stature. recent international publications on contemporary show design have featured numerous illustrations of his work and his shoes appear in many art collections, including that of he Gemeentemuseum. their combination of aesthetics and functionalism evokes astonishment in a world where people are often content to choose between comfort and visual appeal.