Jan Menses is active/lives in Quebec / Canada, Netherlands. Jan Menses is known for painting.
Biography Jan Menses
Menses was born and raised in Rotterdam in 1933. The memories of
growing up through the atrocities that he witnessed during the Second
World War are embedded in him and are explored in his art. Menses
studied etching and lithography at the Rotterdam Art Academy, and went
on to complete his military service as an officer in the Royal Dutch Air
Force. He traveled extensively afterwards through Europe and Morocco.
It was while in Morocco that he was deeply influenced by the mystical
spirituality of the Jewish community that led to his conversion to Tora.
He abandoned his early colorful, expressionistic style and embarked on
a progression of cycles of Judaic and cabalistic inspi
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