Faces and Forms Across Time – J. Degen

Faces and Forms Across Time Faces and Forms Across Time is a book of 112 drawings and paintings representing Jindrich (Henry) Degen’s artistic endeavours over the last three decades.

This collection contains real-life portraits as well as images and portraits based on the works of other artists. Some of the works in the book are the product of Jindrich’s own imagination. In addition, there is a section containing icons and symbols and two sections picturing animals (domestic and wild).  

Specifically, the pictures in Forms and Faces Across Time are arranged under 13 categories as follows:

  • History
  • Masks, Icons and Symbols
  • Writers, Philosophers and Statesmen
  • Music Composers
  • Artists
  • Performing Arts
  • Life Studies
  • Sports
  • General
  • Domestic Animals
  • Animals in the Wild
  • Inspired by Other Artists
  • A Bit of Fantasy

Portraits and life studies are only one aspect of Jindrich Degen’s multi-faceted art repertoire. For his other art forms, visit his website www.henrydegen.com. See also related art books Colour and Contrast and Artistic Inspirations.

Preview and Purchase Information

Faces and Forms Across Time is available at Amazon and other online outlets. 

Australian readers may find a better value for Faces and Forms Across Time at Fishpond, which sells discounted books and sends them postage-free.

Also available as a free e-book (ibook) for a download at https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/faces-and-forms-across-time/id698062827?mt=11.

Comments on Jindrich Degen’s Artwork

Thank you for your paintings in which I see light and hope. I like the harmony of colours and shapes which give the impression of movement. Your artwork reflects optimism.
Ali D. (United Kingdom)

The colours in Jindrich’s art are very positive, reflecting optimism, as well as purity and wholesomeness. His versatility is amazing – the way his artwork ranges from impressionism and abstract to portraits and still lifes.
Col B. (Australia)

I like colours, freedom, and the resulting joy. This is exactly what I feel when I look at Jindrich’s pictures. I can imagine having some of them in my home.
Radka S. (Czech Republic)

I looked through Jindrich’s artworks and found them fascinating. I especially like the painting “In the Forest.” There I feel that I understand the forest – being able to perceive how it lives, grows, and receives nourishment from the roots.
Drahomira O. (Czech Republic)

Many thanks for the gifts that you have brought to us all through your long life of music and art.  We are all the richer for your presence!  I was interested to see so many mandala-like pieces – conveying a sense of completion – though I think my favourite work is “In the Forest”. Once again, thanks for the inspiration!
Erica M. (Australia)

Other comments, more art, as well as a biography of Jindrich (Henry) Degen can be found on his website www.henrydegen.com. 

Feel free to make a comment or review the book at Amazon.

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