Art News | “Side by Side”, Orion Shima and Martin Stommel’s exhibition opens in Tirana | Art Week

“Side by Side”, Orion Shima and Martin Stommel’s exhibition opens in Tirana

Share this

Category:

Country:

City: 
Tirana

The Albanian painter, Orion Shima, is famous for his many exhibitions in Italy, Greece, Germany, US, etc.  

The painting of Martin Stommel have also appeared in prestigious European exhibitions since back in 2000.

Art curator, Edison Çeraj, describes their work as an entrenchment of the mythological sensibility of man's relationship with nature”.

“To say more metaphorically, let’s say that here we have two different flows which unite in a quest to the sea”, writes Çeraj.

“They don’t choose nature as a single space or background, but nature has the same importance with the characters. The two authors’ approach to nature evokes an idyllic, or heavenly state, or mythical, or all at once, because they are essentially “sublimations” of the human journey from here to beyond”, added the art curator.

The characters in the artists’ painting carry a tragic-comic mood, a drama that can be paraphrased with the expression “nature is not enough”.

The exhibition will open its doors on October 7 at Gallery 70 and will remain open until November 14.

Euronews Albania

Contact Information: 

Press@gallery70.art

  • Art in the Age of Now
    Historic London building Fulham Town Hall will open its doors after lockdown for the first time in a decade as it plays host to ‘Art in the Age of Now’, a group...
  • Inspired by Nature
    12th  April  – 12th  May 2021 In a world increasingly burdened with pressing matters of great importance and immense challenges, we turn to natur...
  • UN/MUTE-10002 online residency connects transatlantic strangers for three months of collaboration and critical exchange
    UN/MUTE is an online residency that provides artists an opportunity for a critical exchange and collaboration while simultaneously connecting resources fro...
  • Timeless Immortal Art
    "Merì - Timeless Eternal Art", the revolution of the small town that becomes an eternal open-air museum, giving immortality to 60 artists from all the nations o...
  • ALTERNATIVE REALITIES
    ANA AVANZINI’S REFLECTIONS ON ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN Ana Avanzini has been in love with Architecture for as far as she remembers. Born in a family of arch...

Pages