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Johannes Wessmark  Kil, Sweden

'Floating in blue'
Acrylic and oil on canvas
Acrylic and oil on canvas

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About Johannes

Johannes Wessmark is a photo-realist painter from who lives and works in Kil, Sweden.

After working as a celebrated advertising illustrator for 15 years, Johannes realized a dream to be a full-time fine artist in 2006. Johannes has since become one of the leading photorealist painters in Europe, having works exhibited in the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona and the Count Ibex Collection, participated and placed in countless international competitions, and been included in publications from MEAM Barcelona, and Arte y Libertad IV, Vii and X.

Johannes explains his work by saying, “In my paintings, and especially my figurative motifs, I want to convey a feeling of calm and relaxation. Water is a subject matter that have followed me for many years. As a child we had a summer-house by the Swedish west coast where we spent many holidays. Positive experiences with water that came to influence me as an artist many years later.”

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