Arti i Rilindjes Shqiptare

Arti i Rilindjes Shqiptare

 

“…Works belonging to Albanian Renaissance and Independence epochs are some of the most interesting of Albanian art, not only because of the inimitable qualities of artistic composition, but also as tied to some of the most important experiences of the time they were made.

During the Renaissance and Independence years, the first art exhibitions were opened; the first Drawing School was established, the cradle of the future Academy of Arts; statues were raised for the first time in Albanian town squares; efforts begun to establish the National Pinakotheke; concourses and other visual arts activities were held. 

This age is also highlighted by two of the most significant names of Albanian art, with a wide range of abilities and talents, in various forms of art, tangibly influencing contemporary and future artists; Kole Idromeno and Odhise Paskali…”

 

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