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  Onufri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Onufri was a famous painter in Albania in the 16th century.
He is known for his Christian-themed religious paintings, but also painted portraits and landscapes.
Onufri founded a school of painting in Albania, which was passed on to his son Nikolla upon his death.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Onufri   (107 words)

 Travel in Berat,Albania-Culture
The Onufri Museum, dedicated to the 16th-century painter and his contemporaries, houses restored icons in an orthodox church and there is a magnificent castle.
Onufri was the greatest of the 16th century painters in Albania.
Onufri's style in painting was inherited by his son, Nikolla (Nicholas), though not so successful as his father.
www.eurotravelling.net /albania/berat/berat_culture.htm   (469 words)

 Albanian.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Onufri was born in the 16th century in central Albania.
This means that Onufri was a very advanced painter ideologically, becasue landscapes were first painted at his very time, and it is thought that the first examples of those landscapes were started by people like Giotto, who was a mural frescoe painters (from Italy) of the pre-Rennaisance movement.
Onufri in his own way seems to have been at least an integral part of this movement to free the figure of iconography from the rigidness of the stylistic approach taken traditionally from iconograhists of his time.
www.albanian.com /community/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=6175   (928 words)

 The Icone Painter Onufri
Onufri is known as the most important icon painter in Albania.
Whereas he painted biblical and ecclesiastic motives according to the Byzantian canon, in his style Onufri freed himself from its all to strict patterns.
Today the art of producing that Onufrian red is lost – a secret which Onufri has taken with him into the mystical world he once had painted a glimpse of.
www.shqiponja.de /english/albania/onufri.htm   (404 words)

 The city of Berat
Near the entrance, after a guardhouse, is the little Church of St. Theodore (Shen Todher), which have wall paintings by Onufri himself.
The most interesting is the cath- edral of St. Nicholas, which has been well restored and is now a museum dedicated to Onufri.
The Kastoria church has a date 23 July 1547 and a reference to Onufri's origin : Une jam Onufri, dhe vij nga qyteti i shkelqyer i Beratit (I am Onufri, and come from the town of Berat).
www.geocities.com /dspahia/berati1.html   (927 words)

 Kuvendi-eDSH - Powered by XMB 1.8 Partagium Beta Build 20110207PM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Riciklimi i fenomeneve të globalizimit dhe lokalizimit në edicionin VI të konkursit ndërkombëtar të arteve vizuale “Onufri 2003”.
Koncepti që vë në fokus “Onufri 2003” në edicionin e tij të VI përfaqëson përpjekjen për arratisje nga situatat aktuale ku ndodhet njeriu dhe pamundësia në realizimin e kësaj.
I deklaruar si më i madhi konkurs kombëtar në vitin 1993, konkursi "Onufri" tashmë ka hyrë në 10- vjetorin e krijimit të tij.
www.edsh.org /diskutime/viewthread.php?goto=lastpost&tid=2358   (2733 words)

 Albtour Guide - Albanian tourism information and hotel restaurant hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Onufri Museum of Berat is in the Saint Mary's cathedral in the center of the old castle walls of Berat.
The museum has rare icons and other religious articles by Onufri, one of the most prolific artists of the 16th Century.
When Onufri's Saint Mary icon was exhibited in Paris, many viewers named it the Albanian Mona Lisa.
www.albanian-tourism.com /index.php?lang=eng&id=7   (422 words)

 Ikonografia shqiptare - Forumi Shqiptar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Onufri, piktor i shquar i shek XVI, krijoi ne fushen e piktures murore dhe te ikones, çoi me tej arritjet e artit paleolog.
Onufri gjithashtu ka qene prift dhe kryeprift i Neokastes se Elbasanit.
Parapelqen kontrastin e forte te ngjyrave dhe gradacionin e bute, tonal; te kuqen e flakeruar (te vecante e te paimitueshme); vjollcen, te gjelbren, te arten, vezulluesen; parapelqen ornamentin bimor, por fut aty ketu dhe ate gjeometrik te lashte.
www.forumishqiptar.com /showthread.php?t=26756   (1233 words)

 - Acasă - Formula AS
Acest Onufri era foarte popular la noi, pentru ca ne imprumuta si cu parale cand flamanzeam in scoala si nu aveam bani sa ne cumparam covrigi sau mere.
Tocmai cand voia Onufri sa incuie usa, trece si Eminescu prin coridor, ducandu-se acasa si, zarindu-ma, ma intreaba ce-i cu mine, iar eu ii povestesc cu mare suparare nenorocirea ce a dat peste mine.
Cateva zile dupa aceasta intamplare, disparu Eminescu din Cernauti, pe vremea Pastelor, in aprilie 1863, si abia in primavara anului 1864 ne-am intalnit iarasi si atuncea mi-a spus ca are de gand sa intre ca elev public in liceu, dupa ce va trece examenele restante.
www.formula-as.ro /articol.php?nrrev=498&&codcapp=188&&numecapp=Acas   (3318 words)

 All Empires History Forum: Onufri - 16th Byzantine Art painter
Onufri was a 16th century Byzantine art painter from the city of Berat, on top of this he made many paintings involving general pre-Ottoman era Alb people and landscape.
Today he has a large museum built in honor of him in his birth city and in Tirana.
Onufri became popular due to the French attributed term "Onufri red", which was the pink he added to his paintings
www.allempires.com /forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=5373&PN=1   (180 words)

 Mbi Onufrin dhe Krijimet e Tij :: Shpirti i Shqiptarit :: Shqiptare te bashkuar per nje Shqiperi te bashkuar !   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Onufri njihet si piktori me i rendesishem i ikonave ne Shqiperi.
Onufri u zbulua ne fillim te shekullit te 20 nga Viktoria Pusanova, shkenctare Ruse e cila ishte arratisur nga revolucioni Rus ne Rusi per te jetuar ne Shqiperi.
Onufri themeloi shkollen e tij te piktures te cilen me pas e trasheguan dhe zhvilluan i biri i tij Nikolla, Onufri Kiprioti dhe Konstandin Shpataraku.
www.albasoul.com /print.php?sid=830   (877 words)

 ATA Homepage - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
TIRANE, August 3 (ata) - By Nora Zela: Onufri is realising for the first time in Albania the publication of works from the "Gold Fund of World Literature," sources of the Onufri Publishing House, one of the most successful private publishing houses of the recent years, told ATA.
On the basis of a careful selection directed by the renowned writer Ismail Kadare, specialists of this publishing house are working so that this series of publications be put on sale as soon as possible.
Sources of Onufri say that "all the books in this serious of publications will be accompanied with a preface written by Ismail Kadare, who has been recently working to choose the title of the publication.
www.telpress.it /ata/1998\aug_98\hdarch03.htm   (2413 words)

 Albanian Telegraphic Agency (ATA), 99-12-19
An action plan, proposed by the Ministry of Education and Science, associated with concrete measures, is reported to be drafted for the implementation of this project, so that Albania, too, is integrated into the regional network of the information industry, through building a new philosophy to modernise this important public and private sector.
With the winners declared, the works of the painters participating in the biggest competition of visual art ever held in Albania, will continue to be displayed at the National Arts gallery until February 11, 2000.
The "Onufri" competition is organised for the sixth year and it is the second year that it has an international character.
www.hri.org /news/balkans/ata/1999/99-12-19.ata.html   (1589 words)

 Red Cross Red Crescent - News
Olga and Onufri Uksusnikov have a harsh life, living on the tundra above the Arctic Circle.(p5727)
Sixty-year-old Onufri Platonovich Uksusnikov and his wife Olga, 62, have lived in this desolate place their entire lives; fishing, hunting and reindeer-breeding.
The "Captain Sviridov" with Red Cross relief items on board picks its way among the icebergs.
www.ifrc.org /docs/news/00/100201   (689 words)

 6 Days religious tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
After lunch, proceed to Berat.Visit the fortress of the city and its churches: the church of St.Michael, built in 13th century, the church of St.Theodore with the walls painted by Onufri himself.
The most interesting is the cathedral of St.Nicholas, already restored and nowadays is a museum dedicated to Onufri, the famous painter of the 16th century in Albania.
Leave the hotel for a sight seeing of the city to enjoy and relax the sea with its crystal clear water.
www.magictours.com.al /6_days_religious_tours.htm   (217 words)

It is built on the slopes of Tomori mountain, with a castle raising predominantly over the city.
Within its walls there are dwelling houses and the “Onufri Museum”.
century by Onufri and his son Nikolla are exhibited there.
www.happytours-al.com /index_files/AttractiveCities.htm   (1200 words)

 Colombo Travel Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Drive to Gjirokastra - s/s of the city- visits of the castle and weapons museum - continue on to Berati - visits of the old fortress and ONUFRI museum - o/n in Tomorri hotel.
- Visit the Citadel and Onufri museum, built on hill top of the city - Drive to Fieri – visit the Apollonia Archaeological Center - follow to Vlora -s/s of the city - o/n in a beach hotel in Vlora or Dhermi.
- Visit of 2400 years old Citadel, built on the top hill of the city still inhabited and "Onufri " museum, which is a must for any visitor of the city – drive for Gjirokastra - visit the old Castle and Weapons Museum - follow on to Saranda - o/n at beach hotel.
ban1.netfirms.com /Albanian/destinacione.htm   (3308 words)

In questo contesto, Onufri, dipinse soprattutto icone che contenevano un forte senso di affermazione e resistenza all’invasore Ottomano sia in senso patriotico che in senso religioso.
Fondo anche una scuola per la pittura delle icone, che in seguito fu portata avanti dal figlio Nicola e dai suoi seguaci Onufri Kiprioti e Konstantin Shpataraku.
Questa sua tecnica realistica si collega direttamente con il movimento rinascimentale sia Italiano che europeo, egli riesce a dare una rappresenta anche della vita interiore dei suoi personaggi, umanizzandoli, rendendoli meno distanti dallo spettatore che osserva l’opera.
www.shenasti.com /Onufri.htm   (239 words)

 Albanian Telegraphic Agency (ATA), 98-09-05
TIRANA, Sept 4 (ATA) - By K. Shehu: The Albanian iconographic art of the XVI century besides Onufri, the great master from Berat, knew also the painter Onufri Qioprioti who had been trained, according to the historical data, as a painter in the studio of Onufri the great.
Qioprioti together with the son of Onufri, Nikolla, represented the elita of the Albanian iconography in the XVI century.
His masterpieces are mural paintings in the church of Goranxhi village, Gjirokastra district, a place where Qiprioti worked after being trained in Onufri studio.
www.hri.org /news/balkans/ata/1998/98-09-05.ata.html   (2836 words)

 Berat hotels, hotels in Berat, hotel Berat
Within the castle one can visit a few Byzantine churches build as early as the 13th century A.D. Berat offers a mixture of Christian and Islamic religious architectural monuments including several churches and mosques of interesting architecture.
Furthermore its characteristic houses, the ethnographic museum, and the “Onufri Museum” with beautiful frescoes from this Albanian painter of the 16th century give Berat the deserved title: “Museum City.
Must visit places in Berat: The Onufri Museum, the Ethnographic Museum, the Citadel and its churches, the Mosque of Bachelors, the King’s Mosque one of the oldest in Albania and the Mangalemi district.
www.albania-hotel.com /berat_hotels.html   (360 words)

 culturebase.net | The international artist database | Rovena Agolli
Since graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana, Agolli has been involved in many different initiatives and has participated in many exhibitions both within Albania and abroad.
Group exhibitions include the international exhibition of visual arts, 'Onufri 99' held at the National Gallery of Arts in Tirana in 1999 and 'We love Italy, Italy loves us', held in Ortona, Pescara in Italy in 2000.
Agolli also worked on the project Bunkerbania' a joint initiative between Albanian and German artists, which culminated in a show at the Gallery of Contemporary Arts at the International Center for Culture in Tirana.
www.culturebase.net /artist.php?626   (1245 words)

continue on to Berati - visits of the old fortress and ONUFRI museum - accommodation, o/n in Tomorri hotel.
- Visit of 2400 years old Citadel, built on the top hill of the city still inhabited and "Onufri " museum, which is a must for any visitor of the city –
still inhabitable and ONUFRI museum- o/n in Tomorri hotel.
www.alban.hu /trip1.htm   (3062 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The road to the 14th century citadel runs through the Mangalem, the old Muslim quarter with its many traditional houses and narrow streets.
Of particular interest is the 13th century church of Saint Mary Vllaherna, which contains 16th century murals by Nikolla, the son of Albania’s most famous medieval painter, Onufri, and the church of Saint Trinity, an outstanding example of Byzantine architecture.
Visiting the citadel one will find a museum dedicated to Onufri and Nikolla as well as catch a picturesque view of the town, which lies at the base of Mount Tomorri, the slopes of which are lined with fig and olive trees.
www.internationalspecialreports.com /europe/albania/thecityofa.html   (221 words)

 Forumi Horizont - Berati
Prej dy vjetësh ka marrë udhë projekti “Berati qytet arti”, financuar nga Regione Lombardia dhe së fundi nga Fondacioni “Cariplo” në Berat që ka për qëllim ndërhyrjen përfundimtare në katedralen “Fjetja e Shën Mërisë” dhe në shpëtimin e një numri të konsiderueshëm ikonash që aktualisht janë të ekspozuara në muzeun “Onufri”.
Ideja për të marrë në mbrojtje dhe për të kontribuar për restaurimin e muzeut “Onufri” dhe ikonave të tij, lindi pas lidhjes që kjo shoqatë krijoi me qytetin muze, me ngritjen e një qendre në ndihmë të gruas dhe rinisë beratase.
Së pari në kryerjen e punimeve emergjente në katedralen ku ndodhet dhe muzeu “Onufri” dhe ndërhyrjen në 22 ikonat më të dëmtuara.
www.forumihorizont.com /showthread.php3?s=90d8cd45fabdf3fd8a284261c49982cb&goto=lastpost&threadid=210   (1219 words)

 Albanian cities, sight-seeing tours atractions museums in Albania
It is on the slopes of the Tomorri mount where the castle of the city rises in a predominant hill.
Inside its walls there are dwelling houses and the “Onufri Museum”.
The Museum of Iconography “Onufri” (open 8.00-15.00, closed at Mondays, phone +355 32 32 248).
www.albania-hotel.com /albanian_cities.html   (1611 words)

 Central Europe Review - Albania News
Ninety-five publishing houses from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania and Romania took part in this important cultural event.
Exhibits of the Albanian publishers Toena, Onufri, Buzuku, Dija Pogradeci and Aferdita were visited by high-ranking members of the Macedonian state.
It was announced that Albanian publishers will also be represented in upcoming expositions in Priština, Kosovo; Tetovo, Macedonia; and Geneva
www.ce-review.org /00/16/albanianews16.html   (999 words)

 "Arnaudet", artistet shqiptare ne perandorine osmane :: Shpirti i Shqiptarit :: Shqiptare te bashkuar per nje Shqiperi ...
Prof.Nimani njihet per monografite mbi artin mesjetar dhe artin kontemporan si "Onufri dhe piktore te tjere mesjetare" (1987), "Arti Bashkekohor i Kosoves" (1988), "Trojet shqiptare ne harta dhe stema" (1997".
Ishte e mahniteshme kur zbulova se ne ate periudhe, derisa Onufri krijonte ne Shqiperi, ne qendren e Perandorise ne Stamboll, krijonin edhe piktore shqiptare qe me vepren e tyre kishin arritur nivelin e tyre me te larte.
Rrine te shkeputur nga ajo cfare krijonte Onufri.
www.albasoul.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=976   (1903 words)

Kostova has participated in exhibitions worldwide and has recently had solo exhibitions in Bulgaria, Italy and the USA.
She has won three awards for her work, including first prize in the international competition Onufri 2000 held in Tirana, Albania and completed a residency at the TIME Department in CIA, Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 2002.
Daniela Kostova was born in 1974, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
www.culturebase.net /print_artist.php?738   (1409 words)

 Castles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Today the urban life continues inside the castle.
The castle houses the Onufri Museum dedicated to Onufri and his soon Nikolla, who were two outstanding Albanian painters of the 16 century.
The castle of Gjirokastra is the biggest in Albania.
members.albaniaonline.net /turizem/keshtjella   (357 words)

 Activites_pays   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The churches have original paintings by the famous painter Onufri.
Promotion of the Onufri Museum Catalog, published by ARCI Cultura Sviluppo in collaboration with the Onufri Museum in Berat.
Inauguration of the implementation of the restoration works of the cupola of the Onufri Museum as well as in the Main entrance of the castle,
www.coe.int /T/E/Com/Files/Events/2002-09-EHD/Activites_pays.asp   (12206 words)

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