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Achnaton Nassar

Article on the artist in the Dutch art magazine "Kunstbeeld", February 2002, text by Hans Sizoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibition February 2002, frontgallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibition February 2002, backgallery

 

 

Achnaton Nassar
1952, Qena, Egypt.

Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria Univ. Bachelor's Degree "Excellent", 1977.
Faculty of Fine Arts, Cairo Univ. Postgraduate Degree "Excellent", 1979.
Faculty of Architecture, Aristotle Univ. Salonika, Greece, 1980.
Rijksacademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam, 1984.
Arts grant of the Dutch Government, 1995/98.

Prizes
Uriot Prize 1983 And 1984.
Europe Prize for Painting 1993.

 

Collections
Several musea, local council and private collections in Holland.

Other Activities
Poems for radio Alexandria, 1975/77.
Contributions to the art section of Egyptian daily newspapers (AI Messa, AI Gomhouriya, AI Ahram), from 1975 onwards.
Contributions to Arabic immigrant media in Holland, 1986/88.

Publications
The Changes, drawings in ink, a book published by the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam.
Camel for Rembrandt, drawings, a book published by the Amsterdam City Council in 1993.

Quotations from the Dutch press
... an enrichment of the Dutch world of art, this Nassar.
(Mark Peeters, NRC Handelsblad, 12 March 1993)
... the image, clear and eloquent, must touch and adress the viewer without neglecting the confusion.
(Hans Sizoo, Kunstbeeld, march 1993) 
... by guarding his work from drawing in esthetics only, Nassar keeps the tension in the image alive.
(Jan Bart Klaster, het Parool, 3 march 1993) 
... Nassar's charming art of drawing. (Thea Figee, Kunstbeeld, march 1992)

 

Achnaton, 2001, gemengde techniek op doek, 150x120 cm, Ref. ac0101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achnaton, 2001, collage on paper, 67x52 cm, Ref. ac0104

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achnaton, 2000, gemengde techniek op papier, 55x36 cm, Ref. ac0001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achnaton, 2000, gemengde techniek op papier, 70x50 cm, Ref. ac0002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Achnaton, 2000, gemengde techniek op papier, approx. 50x70 cm, Ref. ac0005