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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 11 January 1953, in Saïda.

Painter, pastellist, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Designs for stained glass.

Figuration Libre, Citationism.

Jean-Michel Albérola lived in Algeria until 1962. He then went to France, living successively in several cities, including Marseilles, Toulouse, Avignon and Paris. He studied in Marseilles and in Aix-en-Provence. Until ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 6 September 1952.

Draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator. Urban landscapes. Stamps.

Albuisson graduated from the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was the draughtsman and engraver of several French stamps, including Sable-sur-Sarthe (1997). He has illustrated works by Marguerite Yourcenar and Roger Caillois, for example, ...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in France.

Born 1960, in Athens.

Painter (including gouache), draughtswoman, illustrator, lithographer. Landscapes, seascapes, animals. Artist's books.

Ianna Andreadis studied at the schools of fine art in Dijon, Bourges and Paris between 1978 and 1983. She studied prehistory at the Institut d'Art et d'Archéologie de Paris in ...

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Romanian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France.

Born 8 July 1947, in Bucharest.

Painter, engraver, illustrator.

After graduating from the school of architecture and town planning in Bucharest in 1971, Tudor Banus went to the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris to study architecture, painting and engraving. In ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1947.

Engraver, illustrator.

Alain Bar took part in various engraving exhibitions in France, also showing works resulting from his love of books, notably in Paris at the Galerie Kieffer or the Nicaise bookshop. He produced the engravings for Alain Bosquet's ...

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British, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1963, in England.

Book artist, printmaker, graphic designer, installation artist, art director, writer, educator. Community art, environmental art.

After a Foundation course at Lanchester Polytechnic, Lanchester (1981–1982), Les Bicknell studied graphic design at the London College of Printing (...

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Swiss, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in Paris.

Born 14 May 1949, in Montreux.

Painter, engraver (including etching), monotype artist. Artists' books.

Maya Boisgallays was awarded a degree at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montreux in 1957. She then studied engraving in various studios in Austria and Geneva and finally with S. W. Hayter at Atelier 17 in Paris ...

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German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1950.

Painter, lithographer, performance artist, photographer. Artists' books.

Fluxus.

Wolf Adam Bottinelli trained at the art academy in Kassel. He appears to have a very free idea of the act of creation, which has brought him close to the ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1957.

Engraver, illustrator.

Bouchard trained at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris between 1975 and 1980. He has taken part in the production of several rare books. He was represented in the exhibition Contemporary Engravings in Relief at the Musée du Dessin et de l'Estampe Originale in Gravelines in ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 26 May 1943, in Long Eaton (Derbyshire); died 14 October 2005, in London.

Painter, printmaker, draughtsman, photographer, film maker. Artists’ books.

Artist Placement Group.

Ian Breakwell studied at the Derby College of Art (1961-1965). After graduation, he moved to Smithfields in London. In the 1970s he was a member of the Artist Placement Group (APG) and was posted to the Department for Health and Social Security where he produced a film, ...

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Russian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1946, in Leningrad (now St Petersburg).

Painter (mixed media), engraver. Artists' books.

From 1954 to 1961 William Bruï attended the school of fine arts in Leningrad. In 1968 left the Soviet Union and travelled on several occasions around France and the USA....

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 9 November 1965, in St-Maurice.

Painter (mixed media), engraver, illustrator. Figures.

Miguel Buceta studied graphic arts at the Berçot Studio in Paris and attended lectures by Cueco and Guignebert at the École des Beaux-Arts. He spent some time in Japan in ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1948.

Engraver, illustrator.

After serving as a fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force from 1966 to 1968, Jim Burns began studying art at the Newport School of Art and then at St Martins School of Art in London. His chosen genre is science fiction and he has illustrated various books....

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1947.

Watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator, screen printers, lithographer. Posters.

Max Cabanes is a self-taught artist who made his debut in 1977 by contributing drawings to Glacial Fluid before going on to become a regular contributor to Pilot ( Pilote...

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Filipino, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1942, in Malabon, Manila, Philippines.

Painter, printmaker, illustrator. Figures, portraits.

Baguio Arts Guild.

Bencab started drawing at the age of seven and was influenced by his older brother Salvador, an artist. He later studied at the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts and worked for several publications as an illustrator and layout artist. In ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Paris.

Painter, engraver (aquatint/burin/etching/dry-point), draughtsman, designer, illustrator. Landscapes with figures, landscapes, architectural views, insects. Artists' books.

Francis Capdebosq studied advertising drawing. As a designer, he concentrated on communication by digital images before turning to engraving and the production of artists' books. In ...

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German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1955, in Germany.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, illustrator, performance artist.

Alex Cassel arrived in the south of France with his family in 1970, and moved to Paris in 1972. He embarked on a course in law and economics, but in ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 24 February 1958.

Painter (including mixed media), collage artist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, poster artist. Stage sets.

Olivier de Cayron is a self-taught painter whose work betrays the influence of Pollock, Dubuffet and, on occasion, Michaux. In 1985, he was one of the co-founders of the ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 20 July 1960, in London.

Painter, printmaker, theatre designer. Stage sets, artist's books.

Stephen Chambers studied at Winchester School of Art from 1978 to 1979, at St Martin's School of Art from 1979 to 1982 and at Chelsea School of Art ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 26 October 1960, in Paris.

Engraver, illustrator.

Christine Chamson studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and went on to participate in a series of group exhibitions, including: the Central Institute of Fine Arts, Beijing (...