Excerpts from the Extensive Oeuvre of Horst Janssen

"Oma and Opa", 1957, woodcarving
Oma and Opa, 1957
"Castle Bimstein II", 1957, woodcarving
Castle Bimstein II, 1957


1952
Lichtwark scholarship Hamburg

1954
First use of lithography

1955
Draft drawings for coloured glass windows for the German Rail building in Hamburg-Altona

1956
Edwin-Scharff Prize awarded by the city of Hamburg
Booklet with first, hand-written poems (see Horst Janssen: Retrospektive auf Verdacht, p. 38/39, ed. Heinz Spielmann, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg)
Photographs: self-portraits, still lifes, his daughter Kathrin, animals

1957
First exhibition with large format colour woodcuts in his apartment, e.g. Fire brigade, Disturbance, Owls, Widows, Funeral, Nautilus
Poster design for the film Arsenic and old lace
Exhibition posters.