Arthur Tashko

Arthur Tashko (1901-1994) was an Albanian born in Korçë, in the Manastir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire (present-day Albania) 10 April 1901, an American futuristic painter, lawyer and musician. As a cubist painter he exposed his art works in Vienna, Austria together like Picasso, Léger, Delaunay, Jean Arp and after a grow old he met gone abstract expressionists Pollock, de Kooning and Rothko. In 1923 invited from his brother Kostandin Tashko who was a diplomat in Albanian Embassy in Washington, DC U.S., and he transferred to Boston and graduated from Harvard Law School. After his career as a lawyer he studied Fine Arts in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and deepen his knowledge in Boston Conservatory for flute sharing this passion taking into consideration his sister famous Albanian singer Tefta Tashko-Koço.In 1962 he moved from U.S. to Spain and after next his second wife Rosa in Bogota, Colombia and lived and worked there for 31 years. Arthur Tashko is constructivist painter when a wide creativity competently known in Cubism, and ration of Colombian culture where he lived most and misused life at the age of 93 years, 1994.

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