February 25, 2024 1:21 pm

PAINTERS

NASSER OVISSI (1934), IRANIAN PAINTER – One of few pre-Islamic Revolution artists, who achieved success prior and after the revolution

NASSER OVISSI 1/2 – He was born in Tehran in 1934, where he studied Law and Political Sciences at the Unversity of Tehran. In Rome (Italy), he studied Fine Art. He was diplomat and Cultural Attachee at the Iranian Embassy in Rome and Madrid and currently he resides in Virginia (USA). http://galleryovissi.com/ During his diplomatic activity, he worked to bridge …

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FARID JAHANGIR (1958), IRANIAN PAINTER

FARID JAHANGIR – Born in 1958 in Teheran, he attended university courses in UK and USA. Returning to Iran in 1979, he attended courses at the University of Fine Arts, also teaching painting in his studio. Http://www.farid-jahangir.com/ He has participated in numerous collective and personal exhibitions (in Iran and abroad). The intellectual property of the images that appear in this …

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IBRAHIM CALLI (1882/1960), TURKISH PAINTER

INDIPENDENT PAINTING STUDIO IBRAHIM CALLI 1/3 – He was born in Çal (Denizli, Turkey) and graduated in Izmir with the highest score. He went to Paris (with a government scholarship) and during his years in France he created personal style close to Impressionism and became very popular with the name Çallı İbrahim. In 1899 he went to Istanbul, where he …

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HOCA ALI RIZA (1858/1930), TURKISH IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER –

IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPES ANS ARCHITECTURAL PAINTINGS HOCA ALI RIZA 1/3 – The history of Turkish art preserves the memorable memory of this native Istanbul artist. Throughout his life he loved painting sun-drenched rocks and the quiet corners of the cafes. He was the first Turkish painter, who painted in Impressionistic way, actually in touch with the countryside, gardens, or coastal landscapes. …

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AHMET GUNESTEKIN (1966), TURKISH VISUAL ARTIST – Charming colours, intricately combined layers and the tales of the ancient times.

HIS OIL PAINTING METHOD IS SIMILAR TO THE KNIT PATIENT EMBROIDERY AHMET GUNESTEKIN 1/3 – This famous Kurdish self-taught artist was born in Batman, Turkey in 1966. He began to paint at the age six, winning a prize in just three years. His first art exhibition was the one of Batman in 1982. What he creates, embraces a broad expressive …

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VILHELM HAMMERSHOI (1864/1916), DANISH PAINTER – Painter of tranquil rooms

PAINTING FAMILY ROOMS AND LANDSCAPES OF HIS HOUSE VILHELM HAMMERSHOI 1/3 – His most compelling works depict rooms eerily empty or occupied by a single woman. His cool and gray interior attracted new attention to their elegance, but also to the evocative calm that each of them encloses. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eLJcUIxRz4 Minor star during his lifetime was almost invisible during the twentieth …

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EINAR WEGENER / LILI ELBE (1882/1931), DANISH PAINTER – Four surgical interventions to change his male body to female forms and name from Einar to Lili

EXCEPTIONAL STORY OF TRANSSEXUAL PAINTER EINAR WEGENER / LILI ELBE 1/3 – From his diaries, a writer has compiled his life story. The book “Men in a Woman” was published in 1933. He was born in Vejle (Denmark), and was a transsexual painter, the first to opt for sex reassignment among the discreet clinic walls. As a teenager, he moved …

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JYTTE MARIA REX (1942), DANISH PAINTER – Between past and present, between interior and exterior experience

CREATIVITY WITH A GREAT EXPRESSIVE HORIZON JYTTE MARIA REX 1/3 – Through various artistic expressions, she realizes a creative movement that captures reality, past and present, between interior and exterior experience. Her films and paintings reveal an erotic force and a sense of power oriented to overcome death. Her 1972 film features the rituals of a woman’s life, as well …

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MARIE KRØYER (1867/1940), DANISH PAINTER – Not only beautiful wife of a painter

UNEXPRESSED POTENTIAL OF UNLUCKY PAINTER MARIE KRØYER 1/3 – As a girl, she had aspired to become a painter. She was born in Frederiksberg (typically considered as part of Copenhagen), where she had enjoyed a comfortable life, but it was difficult for women to enter into a career as artists. Shows, movies and biographies continue to talk about her life, …

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PIETER DE HOOCH (1629/1684), DUTCH PAINTER – Painter of middle-class Dutch interiors

ADDING EMPHASIS TO ELABORATION OF DECORATION AND COSTUMES PIETER DE HOOCH 1/3 – was born in Rotterdam in 1629, at the age of sixteen studied painting under the guidance of a master, who had just returned from a stay in Italy. Growing up, his career took place between the Hague, Amsterdam and Delft, where he painted scenes of family life, …

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