Itzchak Tarkay,renowned international painter explores his personal world of timeless aesthetics and beauty. He continues to create a diolgue between his classic subject matter of woman in repose, using his own painterly visual language. Tarkay depicts his elegantly dressed women in lavish interiors, cafes and outdoor terraces. His women are ethereal, sensuous and meditative as they grace his figurative still life. Tarkay was born in 1935, in Subotica (border of Yugoslavia- Hungaria). After surviving the holocaust and Internment in the Mathausen Camp in 1944, his family immigrated to Israel in 1949. In 1951, Tarkay received a scholarship to the Besalel Art Academy in Jerusalem. He was unable to complete his studies at the time, Several years later he enrolled in the Avni Institute of Art, Tel Aviv and graduated in 1956. His master teachers were Mokady, Schtreichman, Janco and Stematsky. Influenced by the French impressionists, particularly Maisse and the drawings of Toulouse-Lautrec, Tarkay continues to grow artistically.
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