(E–pub/E–book) [Edi Hila]
Ts at depicting the realities *Of The Albanian Transformation *the Albanian transformation the precipice of the new
Millennium Before Concluding With A before concluding with a of Hila’s contemporaneous practice which discloses the limitations and traps of transformation than its promises Richly illustrated with reproductions of Hila’s work in full color
MANY OF THEM NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED THIS IS A of them never before published this is a catalog one that will help establish Hila’s international reputation as a master painter of the region and Europe at large Because of its unusual use
OF COLOR AND FORM THAT RAN CONTRARY TO APPROVED color and form that ran contrary to approved realist doctrine led to his being forced to labor in a poultry processing plant In the evenings however he secretly created a series of drawings documenting the life of the workers which became the Poultry series harrowing in its raw realism The publication continues to track Hila’s practice through the 1990s when we the artist carefully
Observing Life After life after the of Enver Hoxha’s regime and his attemp. .
This catalog accompanies Edi Hila Painter of Transformation the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the Albanian painter Edi Hila considered one of the last masters from Eastern Europe Through Hila’s eyes the Eastern European experience is stripped of accident or adventure and instead ives weight to distilled eneral truths
The catalog traces key moments from his formative artistic experience including a firsthand account of The catalog traces key moments from his formative artistic experience including a firsthand account of infamous 1972 painting Planting of Trees which.