Kaan Ege Önal, born in 1996 in Turkey, comes from a family of artists. He spent a lot of time in his father's ceramic studio during his childhood and youth, becoming familiar with art at an early age. In 2010, his official artistic career began with his attendance at the high school for visual arts. Four years later, he began studying painting at Mersin University, which he successfully completed. In 2017, the young artist decided to relocate his artistic activities to Germany to further develop his skills at a higher level. After a long period of creativity, Önal began his artistic career in Germany in 2022 with numerous exhibitions in various cities, and was honored with various awards.
Önal's art is a profound reflection of our society. His paintings are a reflection of the world we live in, characterized by social inequalities and political conflicts. However, Önal's works go beyond that. They are an artistic expression of his desire to challenge society and raise awareness of these issues.
In his figurative painting, Önal uses body language to address the complex issue of social inequality. It is important to him to engage viewers in a dialogue with the artwork. Önal's art is a means of social confrontation that shows us the unvarnished truth and encourages us to confront socio-political realities. The result is captivating and moving works that take us on a journey through the perception and interpretation of social reality.
Önal's intensive engagement with performance art has also brought him close to the language of the body. He has integrated this into his art to use the body as a negotiation site for social issues. Viewers have a lot of freedom to interpret the body language in their own way.
Overall, Önal's artistic works are a synthesis of various elements that encourage us to broaden and deepen our perception of the world and our society. His art is an appeal to all of us to confront the realities of our time and take responsibility for our society.