Jüri Arrak

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Jüri Arrak in 2010

Jüri Arrak (born 24 October 1936)[1] is an Estonian artist, a painter whose works with distinguished and recognizable style have won acclaim around the world.[2]

Arrak was born in Tallinn, and graduated from the Estonian State Art Institute. He is a member of the Estonian Artist's Association and a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.[3]

Arrak's works are represented in Estonian Museum of Art, Tallinn, Estonia; Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; New Orleans Museum of Art, USA; Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia and Ludwig Art Museum, Cologne, Germany.[3]


Arrak has been awarded with the II Class of Order of the White Star by the President of Estonia in 2000.[4]


  1. ^ "Jüri Arrak". KUMU (museum) digital collection. Retrieved 27 Nov 2008.
  2. ^ Frucht, Richard (2005). Eastern Europe. ABC-CLIO. p. 93. ISBN 1-57607-800-0.
  3. ^ a b "International Artists - Arrak, Jüri". University of Western Sydney. Retrieved 27 Nov 2008.
  4. ^ "President of the Republic awards decorations to 168 people". The President of Estonia Press Releases. 9 Feb 2000. Retrieved 27 Nov 2008.