ALEKSANDRS DEMBO

Born in 1931 in Paris, France, died in 1999 in Riga, Latvia. Professional training: Janis Rozentals Art School of Riga (1947-1949), Riga Applied Arts School (1949-1955), Graphic Arts Department of the Latvian Academy of Arts (1957-1963) under the supervision of professor A. Apinis.
Contributor to exhibitions since 1962. A member of the Artists' Union of Latvia as of 1967 and the B - 13 Association (1993 - 1998) since 1993.
Personal exhibitions in Riga, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Prague, Bratislava, Venice biennial, Stockholm, Portland (USA), Tallinn (Estonia), Vilnius (Lithuania), Tbilisi (Georgia), Bremen (Germany). Participation in international exhibition of graphic arts in Krakow, Ljubljana, Friedrichstadt, Bradford, Tokyo, Berlin, and Tallinn.
He won an Honorary Mention at the 1st and 5th Graphic Art Triennial in Tallinn Estonia (1968, 1980). At present A. Dembo holds a professorship at the Latvian Academy of Arts, runs his own Master Workshop, and presides over the B - 13 Association since 1997.
His works have been acquired by:

"Arsenals" Art Museum in Riga, Latvia
Artists' Union of Latvia, Riga.
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Ministry of Culture of Russia, Moscow.
Art Museum of Sofia, Bulgaria.
Art Museum of Newcastle, UK.
Art Museum of Rostock, Germany.
Art Museum of Prague, Czechia.

"There are no lines that cannot be continued, nor are there areas that cannot be altered. It is images that are elusive."


  From Indian Album. 1992. Acrylic on paper. 60 x 40 cm

  Hopi. 1994. Acrylic,wood. 60 x 40 cm

  Boastfulness. 1994. Acrylic,wood. 90 x 46 cm

  Indian Tale. 1994. Acrylic on wood. 90 x 86 cm

  Good Neighbors. 1994. Acrylic on cardboard. 90 x 53 cm

  Heritage. 1994. Mixed materials. 40 x 30 cm

  Great Expectation. 1995. Acrylic on wood. 90 x 90 cm

  Wades. 1997. Acrylic on cardboard. 82 x 60 cm

  The First Wades. 1997. Acrylic on cardboard. 80 x 70 cm

  Hot Stream. 1997. Acrylic on paper. 112 x 96 cm

  Aija at Stream. 1997. Acrylic on cardboard. 122 x 82 cm

  Easy Stream. 1997. Acrylic on cardboard. 122 x 82 cm

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