8 de enero de 2014

YEHOUDA CHAKI

Yehouda Chaki










Biography:
Yehouda Chaki (Canadian, b.1938) is an artist whose career has included over 85 one man shows and more than 300 group exhibitions, Chaki’s work has garnered a devoted following, and created a niche in Contemporary Canadian Art. His work is in the permanent collections of over 75 museums and corporations including the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Musée d'art Contemporain de Montreal, Fort Lauderdale Museum in Florida, Eretz Israel Museum in Israel, Musée de Toulon in France, and the Museo de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Chaki’s background is as diverse as the many countries that exhibit his work. Born in Greece, of Israeli decent, and a Canadian resident since 1967, Chaki’s work draws on the many varied environments he has experienced. He works mainly with landscapes and still life: lush, colorful scenes with forceful lines and expressive brush strokes. His paintings are easily recognizable and are alive with emotion, visual drama, and clarity of color. His expressive landscapes and still lifes are testaments to his enduring talent, a talent that has been recognized and applauded both in Canada and internationally.










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