Michal Korman: Mes pots de fleur (le vase bleu), oil on canvas 80x40 cm

My Pots

I’ve came to a decision of painting the intimate garden spaces. The moste intimate ones are flower-pots and vases – isn’t it? Therefore I paint those I possess. The first attempt dates back to 2010 when I painted a big

Michal Korman: Mes pots de fleur (le vase bleu), oil on canvas 80x40 cm

My Pots

I’ve came to a decision of painting the intimate garden spaces. The moste intimate ones are flower-pots and vases – isn’t it? Therefore I paint those I possess. The first attempt dates back to 2010 when I painted a big

Michal KOrman: Les jardins potagers à Bitchū, huile sur toile 80x120 cm, 2017

Gardens and Vegetal Landscapes

I do focus on vegetal world for couple of months already. This is nothing new for me as I’ve been finding inspiration in plants for years. For this time things seem to bring me hapiness since I’ve returned to what

Michal KOrman: Les jardins potagers à Bitchū, huile sur toile 80x120 cm, 2017

Gardens and Vegetal Landscapes

I do focus on vegetal world for couple of months already. This is nothing new for me as I’ve been finding inspiration in plants for years. For this time things seem to bring me hapiness since I’ve returned to what

Decoration works

June 2015 and 2016. I got to Weligama on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, with a delivery of paintings the owner Anna Egorkina asked me for. Some of my paintings and prints were previously acquired by owner of Eraeliya

Decoration works

June 2015 and 2016. I got to Weligama on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, with a delivery of paintings the owner Anna Egorkina asked me for. Some of my paintings and prints were previously acquired by owner of Eraeliya

Michal Korman: Voyages en Asie

Carnet de voyage

An eighteen-century note book was once offered to me. Of something less than an A3 size, wrapped in paper, the animal, calf or a donkey skin beige cover, coulpe of missing pages, it is magnificent. For a while, I thought

Michal Korman: Voyages en Asie

Carnet de voyage

An eighteen-century note book was once offered to me. Of something less than an A3 size, wrapped in paper, the animal, calf or a donkey skin beige cover, coulpe of missing pages, it is magnificent. For a while, I thought

Michal Korman: The Mughal Garden, oil on canvas, 97x130cm, Paris 2016

India

I had a chance (or if you want to speak about privilege let’s say so) to visit India – motherland to our spirituality, land where all world major religions come from. In March 2014, my long-dreamed wish to discover this

Michal Korman: The Mughal Garden, oil on canvas, 97x130cm, Paris 2016

India

I had a chance (or if you want to speak about privilege let’s say so) to visit India – motherland to our spirituality, land where all world major religions come from. In March 2014, my long-dreamed wish to discover this

Michal Korman: Anthropos, 3x oil on canvas 81x65 cm (each), Paris 2015

Anthropos

For a quiet a long-time already, I’ve been seeking an expression of universality of men in this world I could transform into an image. Understand me well: the human basis of Man was in my focus rather than the idea

Michal Korman: Anthropos, 3x oil on canvas 81x65 cm (each), Paris 2015

Anthropos

For a quiet a long-time already, I’ve been seeking an expression of universality of men in this world I could transform into an image. Understand me well: the human basis of Man was in my focus rather than the idea

Seven deadly sins

My first ever published illustrations for a story book by Milan Kališ, an young Slovak author, handle with both fascination and critique of urban life, just like the knotty, heavy jungle-like texts of the edition are. Milan gave me free

Seven deadly sins

My first ever published illustrations for a story book by Milan Kališ, an young Slovak author, handle with both fascination and critique of urban life, just like the knotty, heavy jungle-like texts of the edition are. Milan gave me free

Michal Korman: CB -1826, oil on canvas, 40x50cm, Paris 2015

French statuary

After being focused on ancient greek and roman art for couple of years, I’ve decided to turn myself to French statues during the 2015 summer. Two couples of paintings are the result of long studies in the Louvre musuem: first

Michal Korman: CB -1826, oil on canvas, 40x50cm, Paris 2015

French statuary

After being focused on ancient greek and roman art for couple of years, I’ve decided to turn myself to French statues during the 2015 summer. Two couples of paintings are the result of long studies in the Louvre musuem: first

NUDES

Nude and landscape painting truly are two themes that seduce me the most in painting. The reason might be the fact body is some kind of reduced scale landscape, but what interest me primarily is the graphic expression in the

NUDES

Nude and landscape painting truly are two themes that seduce me the most in painting. The reason might be the fact body is some kind of reduced scale landscape, but what interest me primarily is the graphic expression in the

Michal Korman: Andrea, oil on canvas 73x90cm, Paris 2010, in private collection

Mirror, mirror… – art of portrait

Once again working on portraits. I think that artistic represention of a person is one of most challenging disciplines in art no matter if it does represent preson portrayed in hyperrealistic way or in Picasso style. Personally, I do enjoy

Michal Korman: Andrea, oil on canvas 73x90cm, Paris 2010, in private collection

Mirror, mirror… – art of portrait

Once again working on portraits. I think that artistic represention of a person is one of most challenging disciplines in art no matter if it does represent preson portrayed in hyperrealistic way or in Picasso style. Personally, I do enjoy

Paintings 2010 – 2014

I’ll be glad to meet you at the opening on my first parsian solo exhibition at Espace 93 in very chic 7th arrondisment on Thursday 6 November. Selection of 30 oils stretching from period dating back to 2010 as well

Paintings 2010 – 2014

I’ll be glad to meet you at the opening on my first parsian solo exhibition at Espace 93 in very chic 7th arrondisment on Thursday 6 November. Selection of 30 oils stretching from period dating back to 2010 as well

Mirror-mirror # 3 (Self-portraits)

Slef-portraiting, the most decontracted and casual portrayal process for me. ideas of doing selfportraits come and go, sometimes I suddenly catch one and realize it, mostly on paper but canvas happens to get involved too once the pushing is too

Mirror-mirror # 3 (Self-portraits)

Slef-portraiting, the most decontracted and casual portrayal process for me. ideas of doing selfportraits come and go, sometimes I suddenly catch one and realize it, mostly on paper but canvas happens to get involved too once the pushing is too

Unicos

United under the art show title >UNICOS< 12 artists exhibit their works in unique book creations of Rio de Janeiro based artist Gabriela Irigoyen at GLICERINA, Rua General Glicério, 445 loja C, Laranjeiras, Rio De Janeiro. Along with Gabriela’s work of 

Unicos

United under the art show title >UNICOS< 12 artists exhibit their works in unique book creations of Rio de Janeiro based artist Gabriela Irigoyen at GLICERINA, Rua General Glicério, 445 loja C, Laranjeiras, Rio De Janeiro. Along with Gabriela’s work of 

Yoshiko Yoshida: Mastering the art of Japanese calligraphy

What a soul stimulating city Nara (central Japan) seems to an artistic mind and how well fed such spirit is while discovering jewels of this ancient japanese capital! Contemporary calligrapher Yoshiko Yoshida (55) was born and grew up in this

Yoshiko Yoshida: Mastering the art of Japanese calligraphy

What a soul stimulating city Nara (central Japan) seems to an artistic mind and how well fed such spirit is while discovering jewels of this ancient japanese capital! Contemporary calligrapher Yoshiko Yoshida (55) was born and grew up in this

石獅

Shíshī in China or  komainu in Japan, chinese guardian lions ( often called Fu-dogs in Occident) as a element of far-eastern culture always fascinated me by on one hand  the meaning of this imporant symbol and on the other by

石獅

Shíshī in China or  komainu in Japan, chinese guardian lions ( often called Fu-dogs in Occident) as a element of far-eastern culture always fascinated me by on one hand  the meaning of this imporant symbol and on the other by

Chinoiseries*

* Chinoiserie /ʃɪnˈwɑːzəri/ a decorative style in Western art, furniture, and architecture, especially in the 18th century, characterized by the use of Chinese motifs and techniques. (Oxford dictionary) First new chinoiseries are here! Yes, it took me a couple of months

Chinoiseries*

* Chinoiserie /ʃɪnˈwɑːzəri/ a decorative style in Western art, furniture, and architecture, especially in the 18th century, characterized by the use of Chinese motifs and techniques. (Oxford dictionary) First new chinoiseries are here! Yes, it took me a couple of months

融き放つ 2

Second issue of successful Kurashiki Chūō Garō 融き放つ exhibition held in Japan in May. Together with calligrpahy master Yoshiko Yoshida alias Ryoshu, japanese calligrpaher Tekku Nishinaka, Michel D’Anastasio and russian artist Vitaly Shapovalov, I exhibit four japan-themed works; three oils: ‘Afternoon

融き放つ 2

Second issue of successful Kurashiki Chūō Garō 融き放つ exhibition held in Japan in May. Together with calligrpahy master Yoshiko Yoshida alias Ryoshu, japanese calligrpaher Tekku Nishinaka, Michel D’Anastasio and russian artist Vitaly Shapovalov, I exhibit four japan-themed works; three oils: ‘Afternoon

On Human Condition

Moscow-affair (2010) The origin of this painting is to be found in my short voyage to Moscow in autumn 2009. This huge city left in me many impressions and I wanted to work with this russian capital as with an

On Human Condition

Moscow-affair (2010) The origin of this painting is to be found in my short voyage to Moscow in autumn 2009. This huge city left in me many impressions and I wanted to work with this russian capital as with an

Michal Korman: Tattoo, oil on canvas ( 92x73 cm, 2013 -Paris)

Tattoo

It took me more than a year to realise a tatooed male nude painting I was bearing in my mind since my first trip to Japan. The design wasn’t very clear hence the fact of not being able to get

Michal Korman: Tattoo, oil on canvas ( 92x73 cm, 2013 -Paris)

Tattoo

It took me more than a year to realise a tatooed male nude painting I was bearing in my mind since my first trip to Japan. The design wasn’t very clear hence the fact of not being able to get

Michal Korman: An Island

White paintings

White paintings series was my first real intellectual effort to create a homogeneous universe using picture as a bearer of some aesthetic idea. I started to work on it in 2008 developing structural language of flat chromatic surfaces neighbouring in

Michal Korman: An Island

White paintings

White paintings series was my first real intellectual effort to create a homogeneous universe using picture as a bearer of some aesthetic idea. I started to work on it in 2008 developing structural language of flat chromatic surfaces neighbouring in

Wandering shoes

Yes, I am a chronic traveler. It has been like this since my late 17 when I get abroad alone for a first time, hitch-haking from my home-country through Austria to Italy. My first travel painting dates back to this

Wandering shoes

Yes, I am a chronic traveler. It has been like this since my late 17 when I get abroad alone for a first time, hitch-haking from my home-country through Austria to Italy. My first travel painting dates back to this

Un barbare en Chine

On the way back from Japan, I could not but stop by in Shanghai again – to get more of it, to enjoy it bit more I did in 2011, not primarly aiming to understand it ( I think there

Un barbare en Chine

On the way back from Japan, I could not but stop by in Shanghai again – to get more of it, to enjoy it bit more I did in 2011, not primarly aiming to understand it ( I think there

Korman in Japan

Save the date: In the month of MAY (14-19) four of previously never exhibited works of mine will join the group exhibition of 4 artists @ Kurashiki Chūō Garō  (Kurashiki Central Gallery), Okayama prefecture – Japan. It’s going to be

Korman in Japan

Save the date: In the month of MAY (14-19) four of previously never exhibited works of mine will join the group exhibition of 4 artists @ Kurashiki Chūō Garō  (Kurashiki Central Gallery), Okayama prefecture – Japan. It’s going to be

Michal Korman: Paris,oil on canvas 80x100 cm, 2013 Paris

Paris – Ville Lumière

Paris -here it is! The Light city is beeing my home since 4 years already and I still remember the day of 13th March 2009 when once descended of the coach arriving from Brussels to settle down in Paris I

Michal Korman: Paris,oil on canvas 80x100 cm, 2013 Paris

Paris – Ville Lumière

Paris -here it is! The Light city is beeing my home since 4 years already and I still remember the day of 13th March 2009 when once descended of the coach arriving from Brussels to settle down in Paris I

Vanity

Et in Arcadia ego

« For we brought nothing into this world: and certainly we can carry nothing out. » I – Tim 6:7 Popular as no other spiritual originated theme in painting (but may be charity) appears Vanity and contemporary society loves this ‘cutest of

Vanity

Et in Arcadia ego

« For we brought nothing into this world: and certainly we can carry nothing out. » I – Tim 6:7 Popular as no other spiritual originated theme in painting (but may be charity) appears Vanity and contemporary society loves this ‘cutest of

Plants

Kingdom of Flora, so fascinating, inspiring artists since millennia is a welcoming theme to explore in contemporary creations even if floral motives may seem quiet old fashioned today. Not only Takashi Murakami’s psychadelic flower explosions or Don Sultan’s minimalistic compositions

Plants

Kingdom of Flora, so fascinating, inspiring artists since millennia is a welcoming theme to explore in contemporary creations even if floral motives may seem quiet old fashioned today. Not only Takashi Murakami’s psychadelic flower explosions or Don Sultan’s minimalistic compositions

Korman au Maroc

>>Morocco was to me a revelation.<<  Winston Churchill states in one of his articles. It was just the same to me when I first discovered this magnificent country.  I dare say that Morocco is to Orient what Italy is to

Korman au Maroc

>>Morocco was to me a revelation.<<  Winston Churchill states in one of his articles. It was just the same to me when I first discovered this magnificent country.  I dare say that Morocco is to Orient what Italy is to

Good Taste

A good taste paintings are reproducing, for one the interior of Rome Musei Capitolini hall in which the Marcus Aurelius’ equestrian statue is displayed, second one shows the Michelangelo’s Hall in Louvre and another one the Room of Venetian painting

Good Taste

A good taste paintings are reproducing, for one the interior of Rome Musei Capitolini hall in which the Marcus Aurelius’ equestrian statue is displayed, second one shows the Michelangelo’s Hall in Louvre and another one the Room of Venetian painting

Burning minds

The ‘Black fire’ painting dates back to 2010 when once arrived in Paris I started to look for new style, more casual and decontracted. There is a story behind: the hunk trying to get a contact with a prostitute –

Burning minds

The ‘Black fire’ painting dates back to 2010 when once arrived in Paris I started to look for new style, more casual and decontracted. There is a story behind: the hunk trying to get a contact with a prostitute –

Les antiquités II

Antinoos (2010) First one of the series, the ‘Grand Imago’ is a portrait of ‘Antinoos de Richelieu’ (Musée du Louvre) a XVII century copy of roman marble. Octavius Aurgustus (2012) Behind this painting stands a famous statue Augustus di Prima

Les antiquités II

Antinoos (2010) First one of the series, the ‘Grand Imago’ is a portrait of ‘Antinoos de Richelieu’ (Musée du Louvre) a XVII century copy of roman marble. Octavius Aurgustus (2012) Behind this painting stands a famous statue Augustus di Prima

Les antiquités I (pairs and series)

The complete collection of my antiquity inspired paitings dating back to 2010 when started the Imago series with portrait of ‘Antinoos de Richelieu’ (Musée du Louvre). Using different techniques I have produced a series which counts several ‘portraits’ of famous

Les antiquités I (pairs and series)

The complete collection of my antiquity inspired paitings dating back to 2010 when started the Imago series with portrait of ‘Antinoos de Richelieu’ (Musée du Louvre). Using different techniques I have produced a series which counts several ‘portraits’ of famous

Michal Korman: Maltese Madonna, oil on canvas 116x89 cm, 2012 Paris

Bad Religion

So here it is – the image of Virgin Mary with a big red heart in her hands (I think this painting is due to the a very special and authentic maltese religiousity): Maltese Madonna: I did already work with

Michal Korman: Maltese Madonna, oil on canvas 116x89 cm, 2012 Paris

Bad Religion

So here it is – the image of Virgin Mary with a big red heart in her hands (I think this painting is due to the a very special and authentic maltese religiousity): Maltese Madonna: I did already work with

Viva l’Italia: Venus of Urbino

Well, here it is: Viva l’Italia! Two years ago there was a plan born in my head to work on an important male nude canvas and I took for this a picture of  quiet an ordinary  gayporn movie actor I

Viva l’Italia: Venus of Urbino

Well, here it is: Viva l’Italia! Two years ago there was a plan born in my head to work on an important male nude canvas and I took for this a picture of  quiet an ordinary  gayporn movie actor I

Francesco

In 1652 Bernini finished his work on bust of Francesco I d’Este, Duke of Modena – an artloving ruler of Modena and Reggio nell’Emilia. This portrait in marble which stands for what is considered (with the bust of French Sun King

Francesco

In 1652 Bernini finished his work on bust of Francesco I d’Este, Duke of Modena – an artloving ruler of Modena and Reggio nell’Emilia. This portrait in marble which stands for what is considered (with the bust of French Sun King

Das Schloß

126 years have passed since the opening of the famous Neuschwanstein castle to the public and since the death of Ludwig II of Bavaria that year; 90 years ago precisely Franz Kafka started to work on his last and longest

Das Schloß

126 years have passed since the opening of the famous Neuschwanstein castle to the public and since the death of Ludwig II of Bavaria that year; 90 years ago precisely Franz Kafka started to work on his last and longest

Ceci n’est pas une pipe

                ‘Ceci n’est pas une pipe’ (2010) is both a critique and hommage to modern and postmodern conception of view on art in which I have been inspired by an anonymous photograph found

Ceci n’est pas une pipe

                ‘Ceci n’est pas une pipe’ (2010) is both a critique and hommage to modern and postmodern conception of view on art in which I have been inspired by an anonymous photograph found

Green line – inspiration

I have always been inspired by work of Henri Matisse. Here is the pochoir work on paper infuenced by his famous Madame Matisse portrait now conserved in Copenhagen titled: La Raie Verte. The japanese influence ( quiet obvious ) is

Green line – inspiration

I have always been inspired by work of Henri Matisse. Here is the pochoir work on paper infuenced by his famous Madame Matisse portrait now conserved in Copenhagen titled: La Raie Verte. The japanese influence ( quiet obvious ) is

On man

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. (Francis Bacon) Once again, I do return to my eternal questioning of the relation between understanding the cultural heritage and re-using it’s traditions in painting. Having fallen

On man

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. (Francis Bacon) Once again, I do return to my eternal questioning of the relation between understanding the cultural heritage and re-using it’s traditions in painting. Having fallen

Art of portrait 2

Once again inspired by my favourite maestro after having visited his exhibition in Centre Georges Pompidou: Matisse: Pairs et Series to focus on art of portrait. I took my favourite model’s beautiful face to start with a variation on famous Portrait

Art of portrait 2

Once again inspired by my favourite maestro after having visited his exhibition in Centre Georges Pompidou: Matisse: Pairs et Series to focus on art of portrait. I took my favourite model’s beautiful face to start with a variation on famous Portrait

Federico Cortese: CODICE / CODE

Born in Turin, Federico Cortese (41)  works as an independent artist and as an architect, collaborating with several design offices. Very skilled painter, he focuses in his artistic research on study of language. « Every language, » says Federico, « is created in

Federico Cortese: CODICE / CODE

Born in Turin, Federico Cortese (41)  works as an independent artist and as an architect, collaborating with several design offices. Very skilled painter, he focuses in his artistic research on study of language. « Every language, » says Federico, « is created in

A Garden

In the same way as in the beginning of discovering countries in search of inspiration during my first stay Italy hit me with immense beauty and I fell in love with it’s landscapes and light Morocco, and more precisely Marrakech,

A Garden

In the same way as in the beginning of discovering countries in search of inspiration during my first stay Italy hit me with immense beauty and I fell in love with it’s landscapes and light Morocco, and more precisely Marrakech,

Venice-Florence-Rome, welcome back home

The Nocera Inferiore exhibits: Venice, Florence and Rome have arrived safetly back home! The exhibition and learning program was realy enjoyable. There was also a very nice article that went on in IL MATINO (30.3.2012) interviewing the director of the

Venice-Florence-Rome, welcome back home

The Nocera Inferiore exhibits: Venice, Florence and Rome have arrived safetly back home! The exhibition and learning program was realy enjoyable. There was also a very nice article that went on in IL MATINO (30.3.2012) interviewing the director of the

The Mesmeriser

Here is the one – blast from the past. It finds itself in New York and I was particularly happy to offer him an American adventure. Considering it as one of my best paintings ever done I miss this strange

The Mesmeriser

Here is the one – blast from the past. It finds itself in New York and I was particularly happy to offer him an American adventure. Considering it as one of my best paintings ever done I miss this strange

The Holy Land Adventure

Besides oil paint ink paiting is technique that suits me well. Some souvenirs from 2010 Holy Land adventure:      

The Holy Land Adventure

Besides oil paint ink paiting is technique that suits me well. Some souvenirs from 2010 Holy Land adventure:      

ART FESTIVAL CHATEAU LAVAUX SAINTE ANNE

The Chateau Lavaux-Sainte-Anne show terminated on 29.7. There are still following painting available in Brussels based Cobalt International Gallery, you can contact me or the gallery @ http://www.cobaltinternationalgallery.com/ if you wish to consult the pricelist (prices start at 300€).  

ART FESTIVAL CHATEAU LAVAUX SAINTE ANNE

The Chateau Lavaux-Sainte-Anne show terminated on 29.7. There are still following painting available in Brussels based Cobalt International Gallery, you can contact me or the gallery @ http://www.cobaltinternationalgallery.com/ if you wish to consult the pricelist (prices start at 300€).