5 new artists in this new update.
5 New artists
Mario Chichorro was born in 1932 in Torres Vedras, Portugal. He studied architecture at the Porto School of Fine Arts for 2 years, then worked in various architectural firms in Lisbon and Porto. In 1963, finding his country's regime too domineering, he decided to move to France, in the Pyrénées-Orientales region, where he continued to work with architects. In 1966, he married Caroline, a . . .
Greg Genestine-Charlton was born in London in 1983 to a French mother (from Correze) and an English father, also an artist. He spent his formative years in the South-East of England and in Corrèze, France. Growing up in a creative home, Greg was interested in cultural and creative sensibilities from an early age, often surrounded by family and friends who exposed him to . . .
Engraver, painter, sculptor and ceramist Alain Berck-Vitz was born in 1953. The artist lives and works between Sweden, Spain and the Creuse Valley. His mysterious work is inspired by the African masks he has been collecting since a visit to the south of what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1964, when he brought back his first pieces of tribal art. This formidable and important . . .
Margaret Michel was born in 1955 in New York. She has lived in Africa and in Hawaii but spent most of her youth in Virgiina, near Washington. Early in her development she participated in the installation of “Art Now” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, she assisted artists such as Vito Acconci and Bill Viola as well as Rockne Krebs in this ground breaking exhibit.After . . .
Benoît Varaillon (portrait copyright Thierry Causera), known as Béno, was born in Montauban in 1978. He lives and works near Bordeaux. He is a French artist-craftsman-engraver who blends the traditional and the modern; he make prints in the mokuhanga technique. Since 2013, Béno has been practicing polychrome woodcutting using Japanese processes: engraving . . .
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