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38 ARTIST PROFILE Sami Gjuka

Blue Forest, YEAR, oil on canvas, 80 x 110 cm

Sami Gjuka

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orking in a variety of materials such as soft pastels, watercolour, ink on paper as well as oil on canvas, Sami Gjuka’s works stand on the edge of many movements, yet his distinct style allows his own voice to be heard above them all. Surrealism, abstraction and symbolism informs and influences the artist’s technique as well as more classical art styles, however above all he is seeking to express his own metaphysical ideas. Dreamlike scenes of human actions are recurring

motifs, as well as entwined symbols of nature; particularly trees and forests. Gjuka’s works have been exhibited internationally in Europe, Asia and America. Born in Kosovo, he studied Painting at the Academy of Art in Sarajevo, Brussels and Amsterdam. He currently lives and works in Denmark. sami-gjuka.dk sami.gjuka@gmail.com

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