Amir a Nejad’s recent solo show at Swansea Grand Theatre was a great success, with crowds turning out to spot family, friends – and sometimes themselves – among his portraits.
His paintings are beautiful, sensitive and perceptive: a common comment on his exhibition’s opening night was how lifelike they are. He has a flair for capturing the essence of his subjects.By: Jenny White - Art writer, Western Mail
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“I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I, which is my life, the power to create.” Vincent van Gogh
“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.” Oscar Wilde
“Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things.” Pablo Picasso
“Painting is marvelous; it makes you happier and more patient. Afterwards you do not have black fingers as with writing, but blue and red ones.” Hermann Hesse