Grey Dark Abstract By Aharon Messeg
About the Artist:
Aharon Messeg was born in 1942 in Iraq.
Messeg immigrated with his family to Israel in 1951 and already started painting as a young boy.
Messeg married to the poet Sabina Messeg, whose family migrated from Bulgaria.
He has had a long association with Klil.
He lives in Israel permanently since 1995. Messeg is one of Israel’s leading painters who work with oils and watercolors, arriving at images which are a fusion of elements of inner and outer landscape.
Highly influenced by Arie Aroch's 60's body of work, Messeg's images exhume organic overtones accentuate vibrant color and joyful imagery.