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Jan van der Ploeg (b.1959, Amsterdam) currently lives in Amsterdam and is one of the most internationally renowned artists in the field of contemporary wall painting. He realizes site-specific works with a graphical imagery that evolves from recurring basic forms. Jan van der Ploeg studied at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam; Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, and the Croydon College of Art, London.

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