Katalin Nemethy in CANS – No 222 – July 2023
Dr. Davood Khazaie
(Literary Art Critic and International Curator of Pashmin Art Consortia)
Katalin Nemethy, an artist of Hungarian origin born in England in 1951, stands out in the modern art scene with her distinctive blend of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary surrealism. Her artistic journey, rich in contrast and evolution, lends her work a unique signature that captivates audiences worldwide.
Nemethy’s initial foray into the world of art was not as a creator, but as a restorer. By examining and working on masterpieces by renowned artists like Tizian, she gained invaluable insights into their multilayered construction and depth. This early immersion into the technical mastery of the old masters greatly informed her style, merging the time-honored techniques with the bold expressiveness of surrealistic painting.