Belgian, 20th century, male.
Active in France from 1948.
Born 19 October 1927, in Brussels.
Painter (mixed media), watercolourist, engraver, illustrator, draughtsman. Artists' books, wall decorations.
In 1944, Pierre Alechinsky was a pupil at the École d'Architecture et d'Arts in Brussels, interested in professions involving books, typography and engraving. He always retained this preoccupation for the printed word, and devoted a large part of his time to engraving, illustrating the books of poet friends and writing himself. In 1947, he travelled to Morocco and Yugoslavia. That same year he began to exhibit in Brussels and became a member of the group ...