When you fix your eye on a piece of art by DJOR, you discover something new every time. A DJOR painting has many layers. It is a kaleidoscope of text and images made to intrigue the mind of any art lover.
“Actually, every work has a story, emotion and parting with a work always feels strange and unnatural …………., but satisfied and reassured when it is appreciated and has found its place with a new owner.”
DJOR graduated from the Grafisch Lyceum Amsterdam, but is a Haarlem native at heart. His talent could not go unnoticed for long, as he brought creation after creation into the world. With his growing fame, more and more enthusiasts are getting the chance to appreciate his art. DJOR paintings are all unique pieces, offering an artistic and industrial note to the space. At the same time, vintage should not be missing from the artistic mix. Thus, more than once marvel, comics, 80’s TV and series is a speaking part of DJOR paintings.
Because he artfully merges multiple worlds into a DJOR painting, it appeals to a wide audience. Generation Y will admire the industrial side of the story, while generation X feels its connection to the superheroes or 80’s, which bring nostalgia. In doing so, a DJOR painting closes the generation gap. Whether an art lover prefers modern or classical, the artistic results of this Haarlem-based artist speak a timeless language. The paintings’ texts or stencils add extra value to each one. Not only do they offer a literal depth, but they also express an underlying message; sometimes it involves an inspirational quote.
Of course, the color palette cannot escape the eye. The popping, generally, monochromatic colors, speak to the imagination. At the same time, they scream for attention. These works of art are not background noise; they are eye-catchers, happy to be the center of attention.