Georgs Barkans photo


Born in 1925, died in 2010. Professional training: University of Latvia, Faculty of Architecture, Riga (1945-1952). Latvian Academy of Arts
Professional memberships: the Architects' Union of Latvia (1958), the Artists' Union of Latvia (1966), Latvian Textile Artists ' Association (1995).
He has contributed to all major exhibitions of textile art in Latvia and has had six solo shows. Has participated in jury and group exhibitions in Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, France, Italy, USA and Canada and has received several awards.

image Taming of Unicorn.1987, 370 x 205 cm, mixed techique.

image Carnival. 1985, 200 x 300 cm, tapestry, wool, linen.

image The Unicorn and the Lion.1996, 100 x 130 cm, batik

image The Afternoon of the Fawn. 1996, 100 x 130 cm, batik, embroidery.

image Tailors Days at the Silmaci Farm. 1981, 110 x 181 cm, mixed tech..