How ideas first become photos and then works of art
By Susann Krüll, Rheinische Post, of 07 September 2022
Ecumenical weekly impulse
By Rev. Christoph Biskupek, of 07 Mai 2022
Favorite of jury and audience
By Hanna Eisenbart, Rheinische Post, of 02 February 2022
"...His installations shown here are simple and clear in their composition and at the same time complex and profound in their charisma and message. We see human figures in expansive settings, staged theatre-like in view of their seemingly small lives in the vastness of a sprawling world ..."
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"Jan Masa does not make it easy for us. He doesn't make it easy for us because the pictures pretend to be unambiguous, he doesn't make it easy for us because his work has various facets, even cuts. Hard cuts that we are supposed to see, cuts that we have to understand. But that is precisely what makes his artistic individuality: His works hold secrets and they generate tension. I would like to tell you about their effect on me, about my understanding and my questions. Knowing full well that it can also be different..."
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From the opening speech of the exhibition "Magnificat" on 8 November 2015 at the Kunstraum Notkirche in Essen, Germany.
By Dr. Angelika Hille Sandvoß
Easter: Stations of the Cross with barbed wire
By Nikolas Golsch, Westdeutsche Zeitung of 30 March 2013.
New Way of the Cross is lived and loved.
By Lars Mader, Rheinische Post of 13 March 2013
Photos inspire reflection.
By Ronald Morschheuser, Church Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Cologne from 18 January 2013
Photographer plays with light and movement.
By Lars Mader, Rheinische Post of 11 January 2013
Stations of the Cross remain in Heilig Geist
By Lars Mader, Rheinische Post of 01 September 2012
Hands as a mirror of the soul
By Ronald Morschheuser, Church Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Cologne, 24 August 2012
Symbols of life
By Manfred Muschenig, Rheinische Post of 20 August 2011
Meerbusch: Culture - A white dove as a symbol for the power of peace
By Raphael Beesen, Westdeutsche Zeitung of 19 April 2009
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