The Beat of the Painting
Saturday, 9 July, 2011
Solo show with paintings by Ilir Zefi, opens on July 9. 2011 from 4pm - 8pm. The artist will be in attendance.
Acrylic paintings on canvas
Ilir Zefi's painting is spontaneous, surprising, evocative, deconstructive. Organised chaos that produces art with a strong connection to colour field. The surreal state in The Beat of Painting of Ilir, is explored by harmony in chaos, helps the explosive burst of experience.
Born in Mirdite, Albania in 1963, Ilir studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Tirana. He moved to Rome in 1992, where he lived for fifteen years. In 2005 he moved to Brooklyn, and now resides in Buffalo, New York. Ilir's work has been exhibited in private and public art galleries in Milan, Rome, Tucson Amsterdam, and Toronto.
In the past three years, Ilir's work has appeared at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo.