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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1949, in Paris.

Sculptor (bronze). Figures. Statuettes.

Symbolism.

Alvarez is a self-taught artist. He began by sculpting steel. He lives and works in Paris and set up an experimental foundry in Touraine. His figures of men and women are pure and round. He exhibited collectively in ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman.

Symbolism.

Jean Anguera is the grandson of the sculptor Pablo Gargallo. He graduated in architecture in 1978 (UP2) in Paris. He also attended lectures by César Baldaccini at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris (...

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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France from 1981, naturalised French.

Born 30 January 1955, in Los Angeles, of Armenian parentage.

Painter.

Symbolism.

Arès Antoyan is the son of the painter Kero Antoyan. He studied at the California Institute of the Arts. Foremost a painter of women, Antoyan chooses sex symbols as his models. In a sensual, dreamlike context that mirrors life and death, he dresses, or rather undresses, them and depicts them scantily clad and striking poses designed to stimulate a reaction in the viewer. In ...

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Chilean, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in France.

Born 1946, in Chile.

Painter.

Symbolism.

In Paris in the 1980s, Ximena Armas took part in the Salon des Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui. In 2003 she exhibited her work at a solo exhibition at the Musée Roybet Fould in Courbevoie....

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Georgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Born 1952.

Painter. Scenes with figures.

Symbolism.

Nodar Badurachvili graduated from the school of fine arts in Tbilisi with first class honours. He is a member of the union of Soviet artists. His paintings originate from everyday life, everyday subjects, whether they are of symbolic origin ( ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1950, in Angers.

Painter. Figure compositions, figures. Murals.

Symbolism.

Becker is also an architect. He has exhibited since 1971, notably: 1985, Galerie La Timbale, Lyons; 1986, Galerie Sylvestre, Avignon; 1987, Galerie Shifflett, Los Angeles.

Paris, 10 July 1991: The Storm...

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Italian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1948, in Arezzo.

Painter.

Pier Luigi Bellacci trained at the art college and then at the fine arts school in Rome. His early work was representational with strong hints of symbolism; then it developed towards a new system of connecting the figurative and abstract, the 'sculpted pictures'. In the late 1970s he began exhibiting in Paris, Milan and Athens, and showed work at fairs in Bologna and Milan (Flora gallery ...

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French, 20th – 21st century.

Born 3 January 1948, in Clécy (Calvados).

Painter.

Symbolism.

Self-taught, Ange Bertalan started painting at the age of 15, and went on to study at the Académie Julian in Paris.

2006, Rétrospective d'Ange 3D, X and Co., Paris

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1956, in Paris.

Painter. Scenes with figures, seascapes.

Symbolism.

Béatrice Boissegur trained at the École des Beaux-Arts in Caen. Her scenes with solitary figures, bordering on the fantastic, are imbued with quiet symbolism. Her compositions, meticulously drawn, are executed in a colourful and contrasting palette....

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Belgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1958, in Kitega, Burundi.

Painter, pastellist. Figures, nudes, scenes with figures, animals.

Symbolism.

Hendrik van den Bossche trained at the academies in Berchem and Antwerp, and the Nationaal Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp, where he was appointed to teach drawing. Aiming at symbolism, he sometimes contrasts real and abstract in his compositions....

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1959, in Glasgow.

Painter. Landscapes.

Symbolism.

Philip Braham studied at the Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee from 1967 to 1980 and continued his training at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in The Hague in 1980-1981. He was artist in residence at the University of California, Los Angeles in ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 27 July 1960, in Lourdes.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Figures.

Symbolism.

Mauro Corda studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Rheims before going on to work in Jean Cardot's atelier in Paris in 1984. He was awarded the Paul Belmondo Prize while serving as artist-in-residence at the Casa Velázquez, and he is also a Princess Grace of Monaco Prize laureate. The Guigné Gallery in Paris organised a comprehensive exhibition of his work in ...

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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953, in Salina (California).

Engraver.

Symbolism.

Michael Ehle lives and works in Seattle. His engravings are clearly symbolist, and even esoteric, and feature figures and animals in an often conflicting relationship. In 1995 he was one of the artists from the USA invited to show his work at the exhibition Jeune Gravure Contemporaine (Young Contemporary Engraving)....

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Filipino, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1972, in Las Piñas City, Manila, Philippines.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects, socio-political themes.

Folk art, symbolism.

Anting-Anting Group.

Alfredo Esquillo Jr. graduated from the University of Santo Tomas College of Fine Arts in 1993. He first gained recognition when he won first prize in the ASEAN Art Awards in ...

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Portuguese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1951, in Paris.

Painter. Landscapes.

Symbolism.

From 1968 to 1975, Rodrigo Ferreira trained at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. From 1984 to 1985, he was the recipient of a bursary awarded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Franco-Egyptian Centre of the Temples of Karnak; this gave rise to some bare, luminous works, which he exhibited in ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 16 December 1946, in Boulogne-sur-Seine.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, sculptor, art restorer. Figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Symbolism.

Béatrice Flaud studied history of art at the École du Louvre in Paris, and received a broad artistic education, studying engraving, painting and art restoration....

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Besançon.

Born 8 December 1946, in Gray (Haute-Saône).

Painter. Figures, portraits, still-lifes, animals.

Symbolism.

Christian Fumagalli trained at the École des Beaux-Arts in Besançon under Jean Ricardon. He departed from his Abstract beginnings to produce works with a balance of metaphysical and Symbolist ideas, presenting reality as if it were in a whirlwind; an original vision of the world surrounding him. His work was shown on various occasions in Paris, including at the ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1959, in the Jura.

Sculptor (bronze). Figures, animals.

Frédéric Gensse's sculpture, with its stylised and rounded forms, tends towards Symbolism.

His work has appeared in regional exhibitions, notably in 1992 at the 85th Salon des Artistes Orléanais, and in ...

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Georgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953, in Tbilisi.

Painter. Scenes with figures.

Symbolism.

Georgue Guguchvili graduated from the academy of fine arts in Tbilisi with first class honours. He became a member of the union of Soviet artists. He paints scenes of everyday life, having a weakness for anecdotal subjects: ...

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Spanish, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 25 November 1946, in León.

Painter, sculptor. Figures.

Symbolism.

Vicente Guttierrez Tascon trained in drawing and ceramics in León, and went on to join the ceramics department at the Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid. Guttierrez Tascon paints female figures, such as mothers working or with their children. His world is a calm, soothing and serene one of almost voluptuous languidness, but is also a world in which the almost primitivist schematism of form suspends reality, transforming it into the abstract. These same sculptural forms are naturally found in his bronzes....