Elling Reitan is active/lives in Norway. Elling Reitan is known for butterfly motif and other symbolic painting, watercolor, lithograph, etching.
Biography Elling Reitan
The following information is from Gail Fletcher on behalf of the artist.
Born: Trondheim, Norway, 1949
Education and Influence
Elling Reitan is a pupil of Odd Nerdrum and Bjørn Sverrbo. His mentor is Jens Johannessen, to whom he dedicates his use of the butterfly motif: in many of his works he spreads its wings out from a woman's body or from a "picture in the picture". However, the artist has found and developed his own specific style, often influenced by Edvard Munch and religious Middle Age motifs in strong colours.
He made his debut in a juried exhibition in Trondhjem's Kunstforening in 1979 and has participated in more than 150 separate and group exhibitions in Norway and abroad. Today, Reita
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