the pause

This manufacturing process Ali Zülfikar has developed and their special quality determines the materiality and the structure of his works.

The ultimate goal of a portrait artist is to understand the soul and a person’s life, to make it visible. The artist succeeds in a very special way. Especially those portraits of old people are worked out in earth tones and develop under his hand an intensity and expressiveness that affect the viewer in a very emotional way. These people exude despite or perhaps because of their old age peace, serenity, wisdom and dignity; they look back on the experience of a being, which manifests itself in its folds, the cracked structures of the skin and all its notches, but their look – partly awake and very lively, sometimes deeply meditative – and their postures, which are integrated into a harmonious strokes, have a grandeur, which leads to a new, positive interpretation of the theme “age”.

Ali Zülfikar is a hardly achieved master of his craft – in his paintings as well he develops detailed structures that give its views on foresight a strong presence. The Middle considered the intense technical work in the tension between spatial depth and proportions in the layers of colors, their break-up and the corresponding relief-like effects, can shine forth … ”

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The internationally successful artist Ali Zülfikar, born in Turkey lives and works in Cologne. His impressive, oversized faces show soul and depth. They demand absolute attention and leave a strong impression of humanity.

This manufacturing process Ali Zülfikar has developed and their special quality determines the materiality and the structure of his works.

The ultimate goal of a portrait artist is to understand the soul and a person's life, to make it visible. The artist succeeds in a very special way. Especially those portraits of old people are worked out in earth tones and develop under his hand an intensity and expressiveness that affect the viewer in a very emotional way.

Ali Zülfikar is a hardly achieved master of his craft – in his paintings as well he develops detailed structures that give its views on foresight a strong presence.

The internationally successful artist Ali Zülfikar, born in Turkey lives and works in Cologne. His impressive, oversized faces show soul and depth. They demand absolute attention and leave a strong impression of humanity.

pencil on canvas

pencil art by ali zuelfikar

 

pencil on canvas

panting, pencil, cologne, ali zülfikar, drawing, art, artcologne

This manufacturing process Ali Zülfikar has developed and their special quality determines the materiality and the structure of his works.

pencil on canvas

pencil on canvas by ali zuelfikar

pencil on canvas

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pencil on canvas

pencil on canvas by ali zuelfikar

Art in the Middle Rhine // Art Historian Dr. Denise Steger // September 15the 2014
Translation: Florette Hill

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