"Sting in the Target" is the title of the exhibition that opened on Friday, November 18, TE'Galeria, 7:00 p.m. The catalogue was presented as well as about 30 works in different techniques such as pencil, watercolour, acrylic or digital print. The public participating in the opening of this exhibition got to know the caricature art of Endri Beqo.
The world is presented through the art of caricature from the eyes of the artist Endri Beqo. Social topics and changes that have occurred in this decade. War, pollution, global warming, the Covid-19 virus, the economic crisis and the changes brought by technological innovations in people's lives are some of the themes that the artist has addressed in his work. After 10 years, he summarized these works in a catalogue, which is now available in bookstores in Tirana. Portraits, characters and phenomena of an Albanian and world social reality presented with doses of irony and humour in order to make you reflect.
The "Sting in the Target" exhibition remained open for art lovers until the 27th of November 2022 at the premises of TE'Galeria.
About the author
Endrit Beqo was born in Tirana and graduated from the University of Arts in Tirana in sculpture and graphics from 2010-2015. He has participated in many different activities in the Art category of caricature in portraits and collaborations in many different events as well as from the Municipality of Tirana. He participated in the "Info Network" where he received the second prize in the theme of EU cartoons. He has also received international awards at various Festivals such as the Strip and Cartoon Biennial at the HAMAM Gallery in Prizren, Pristina Macedonia. Also at the exhibition (The Flame of January) in Gjilan.
The cartoon entered the map of Albania for the first time in 2020 when the Biennale Competition was organized by Niko Nikolla, in the city of Pogradec, where the artist was also a participant. And the last one was in Ferizaj at the festival of the Cartoon Association-HITHI when it was awarded the prize (for high artistic values). He has participated in collective exhibitions in the districts of Albania in groups, he has made three personal exhibitions with Social Caricatures about The earthquake and the last one about Covid (Gat Gallery). He has also illustrated articles, published children's books, worked in online newspapers and publications with different articles in social cartoons, as well as stage scenography of the Skampa theatre and composed posters in cartoons. His illustration is also a comic book that he has published and a book with the theme of emigration where he participated in the Graphic Novels from the Ministry of Culture.