Excerpts from the extensive Oeuvre of Horst Janssen

"Red Rider", 1957, woodcarving
Red Rider, 1957
"Cat Blue", 1961, woodcarving
Cat Blue, 1961


1957
Exhibition in Hanover in the Hans Brockstedt Gallery
Sudden change to etching, pupil of Paul Wunderlich. Subjects are people of his acquaintance who he portrays with wit and humour, or he portrays himself.

1958
Tapestry for Philipp Reemtsma
Exhibition posters Etchings Ballhaus Jahnke

1959
Inspired by Jean Dubuffet and art brut, his so-called scribbling period.

1960
Brockstedt Gallery, Hamburg

1961
Series of etchings The week starts on Monday

1962
L'heure de Mylène, his third portfolio, in which he achieves new accents in his drawing by applying his line method.