April 10, 2020

If you comprehend the Mystery: Joyous Easter!

(Artwork: "Dual Nature", 1980, bronze and plexiglass, 13 x 21"
© Jan Valentin Saether / BONO All Rights Reserved)

March 18, 2020

Today is Jan's birthday (he would have turned 76 today).

And: Øystein Sjåstad's new article on Jan, published in the peer-reviewed journal "Kunst og Kultur", was released today! We are glad to be able to share it with you! 

Happy birthday, Jan! Angels & champagne, wherev...

November 19, 2018

On January 11 this year our beloved Jan Valentin Saether passed away after fighting a viscious cancer for a little more than 10 months. 

October 3, 2017

On October 1st Lorinne Vozoff and Dr. Lillian Wallace organized a poetry salon in Jan's honor at the Theatre Group Studio on Oakhurst Avenue in Los Angeles. An assortment of professional musicians, actors, and film makers had been invited to the reading, in addition to...

June 22, 2017

We're so proud that Jan has been invited to publish his painting "Sophia" in the newest edition of Poets/Artists (PA86), curated by Walt Morton.

You can browse through 101 pages of great artworks by contemporary artists depicting the nude here (free version).

Or purchase...

October 27, 2016

The last weekend in October Jan Valentin Saether will participate at the Brucstock Art & Music Festival at El Bruc (Can Serrat), Spain, 

"Cosmos I" - assembled model for early oral age understanding of Cosmos. (Work in progress) - Land art/installation at Bruckstock, Ca...

October 19, 2016

November 5 this year is the release date for a new book on figurative art, "21st Century Figurative Art: The Resurrection of Art." Edited by Jan Esmann, and with essays by Jan Esmann and F. Scott Hess, the volume presents 27 contemporary figurative artists from around...

May 17, 2016

"Norway: Ars Memoria". Photo, handmade envelopes, wax. 200 x 355 cm. © 2016 Jan Valentin Saether / BONO All Rights Reserved


April 15, 2016

The Oslo Open art festival takes place this week-end (April 16-17). I will be exhibiting my "Carbon: Nature~Culture" series at Sagene Kunstsmie. If you are in the neighbourhood, why not stop by? 


At Sagene Kunstsmie this festival week-end the visual artists have organ...

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