Arkın Demirel is a contemporary artist born in 1979 in Izmir, Turkey. He lives and works in Paris, France. His passion for origami as a child and the legacy of great 20th century artists, Henri Matisse and Mark Rothko in particular, are important focus points in his plastic research.
"For the last 5 years, I've been focusing on painting stripes abstract art, with inspiration from cathedral color glasses, Ottoman art and abstract and modern calligraphy.
Visitors to my studio usually appreciate the op art effect different lights and angle views can project on the artworks' perception."