Artist of the moment……Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu

Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu was a world famous artist born in Gorele, Giresan Province, it what used to be the Ottoman Empire in the year 1911. The artist is also a poet. A brother was a renown writer and sister an architect. His father played a key role in the government, attaining high positions and the artist lived in many cities during his childhood.

The artist attended the Academy of Fine Arts located in the capital Istanbul, Turkey. To continue his artistic education Eyuboglu moved to Paris, France and worked under the guidance of Andres L’hote.

Eyuboglu also was prolific as he wanted the average person to be able to afford his art, developed woodcuts, and would allow the students he was working with to help in the printmaking process.

Bedri Eyuboglu worked as a painter, poet, sculptor, and also completed many mosaics throughout his career. Working in gouache he completed works in various mediums at a quick pace.

The artist worked mainly with gouache on paper as his mediums of choice.

In this clip we view a montage of works by Bedri Eyuboglu:

Bedri Eyuboglu passed away in 1975 from cancer of the pancreas.

Part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

I enjoy his use of color and the way he uses designs from the Persian School of Art in his work. A wonderful mix of realism and abstraction.

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