Belgian, 20th century, male.
Active from 1959 in France.
Born 7 July 1916, in Bruges; died 7 February 1994, in Paris.
Painter, engraver, environmental artist. Architectural integration.
Luc Peire trained at the art school in Bruges, at St Luke's art school in Ghent, and from 1936 to 1939 at the Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp, where his teacher was Van de Woestijne. In 1954 he formed a friendship with Michel Seuphor in Paris, whose aesthetic views he shared. He belonged to various different progressive movements. He travelled a great deal, notably to Spain, Italy, the Congo, Morocco, South Africa and the USA, and settled in Paris in 1959....