MERETE JAKOBSEN
Oslo, - Norway



Original Artworks (21)

Merete Jakobsen; After Dark, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 100 x 70 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
100 x 70 cm (39.4 x 27.6 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Unspoken, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 90 x 110 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
90 x 110 cm (35.4 x 43.3 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Words, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 40 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
30 x 40 cm (11.8 x 15.7 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Thoughts, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 20 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
20 x 20 cm (7.9 x 7.9 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Woods, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 41 x 33 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
41 x 33 cm (16.1 x 13.0 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Dawn, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 41 x 33 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
41 x 33 cm (16.1 x 13.0 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Gray Landscape, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 41 x 33 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
41 x 33 cm (16.1 x 13.0 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Flowers In Red, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 81 x 100 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
81 x 100 cm (31.9 x 39.4 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Littl Girl, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 41 x 33 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
41 x 33 cm (16.1 x 13.0 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Lilies, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 41 x 33 cm.
Merete Jakobsen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
41 x 33 cm (16.1 x 13.0 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Night , 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 41 x 33 cm.
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
41 x 33 cm (16.1 x 13.0 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Two Birds, 2009, Original Drawing Other, 20 x 20 cm.
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Original Other Drawing, 2009
20 x 20 cm (7.9 x 7.9 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Birds, 2009, Original Drawing Other, 20 x 20 cm.
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Original Other Drawing, 2009
20 x 20 cm (7.9 x 7.9 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Man With Beard, 2008, Original Drawing Other, 30 x 40 cm.
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Original Other Drawing, 2008
30 x 40 cm (11.8 x 15.7 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Inner Life, 2009, Original Printmaking Lithography, 30 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241  This print I have coloured by hand to give it a more subtle look. It also gives more debth and expression.  ...
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Original Lithograph, 2009
30 x 40 cm (11.8 x 15.7 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Last Vers, 2009, Original Drawing Other,   cm. Artwork description: 241  Departure is something that is felt long befor it actually happens. The convesation is gone there is nothing more to say. This picture speaks for itself. ...
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Original Other Drawing, 2009
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Merete Jakobsen; Funny Abstractions, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 1.5 x  cm. Artwork description: 241  This painting has the title
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
1.5 x cm (0.6 x 0.0 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Babettes Feast, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 0.1 x  cm. Artwork description: 241  This painting was born out of the inspiration I got after reading Karen Blixens wonderful little book about how the little Danish community experienced the wonders of the gastronomical world.  ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
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Merete Jakobsen; Birds, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 40 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241  Two birds surrounded by trees ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
40 x 40 cm (15.7 x 15.7 inches)
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Merete Jakobsen; Inner Voice, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 25 x 25 cm. Artwork description: 241  Portrait of a young girl in profile. ...
Merete Jakobsen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
25 x 25 cm (9.8 x 9.8 inches)
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Artist Statement

Colours have always fascinated me. They have the ability to illuminate our senses and bring out feelings of joy and sorrow, depending on where we are in life. Wherever I turn there are colours. The pale blue northern sky playing with the different shades on the white snow. Being stunned by the intense blues and reds against the African soil. Discover the beauty of a flower created so perfectly compound. The light playing with a landscape creating different moods at different times. This is magic to me. Rembrandt with his mysterious light and colours fascinates me as much as the vibrant colours of Georges Rouault. I visited Barcelona and was caught by the roughness and beauty of Antoni Tapies' artwork. Films with atmosphere, depth and beauty fills me up and inspires me. When I paint, all these impressions in my mind find their way onto the clean white canvas. Life is so full of wonders, if we manage to slow down and take the time to see and experience and hold on to it, it will enrich our lives so much. When I paint I move between creating figurative and abstract paintings. The freedom of doing so gives me more power to express my inner feelings. I can paint on large canvases with big brushes, playing joyfully with colour and form. Or I can go deep and search the stillness, and use the language of figurativeness. I use acrylics, as it dryes fast and gives me the opportunity to ...