Lebensdaten: 1929 geboren in Rio de janeiro
Zu Leben und Werk:
1929 Born in Rio de Janeiro to a French mother and an Uruguayan father
1943 His father died.
1946 High School in French and portugese in Rio de Janeiro
1947 He left for Paris.
1952 Admitted to the Beaux Arts School of Architecture in Paris. There he met the American Architect Jules Gregory, in Paris on a 6 months Grant. His strong personality impressed the « novice » he was and made him discover what could be the spirit of creation.
1956 He returned to Brazil.
1961 He left for New York with his first wife and their baby. During the day he worked for artchitechts (among them Skidmore, Owings & Merril), and at night he worked on his etchings
1964 One man show at the Sudamericana Gallery in New York. The show is welcomed by the critics and works are acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art.
1967 He returned to France and settled in Paris.
1973 Purchase Award, Rank Xerox International Print Competition, Paris
1977 First painted steel sculptures
1982 Etching selected by the Biennial Committee, 6th International Print Competition, North Miami Museum
1971 - 2009 Integrated art works in architecture in France, Spain and Italy
2011 Jury#8217;s Prize (etching), City of Saint-Cyr-l#8217;Ecole Art Show Selected Public Collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York
National Library, Paris
Museum of Art (MASP), Sao Paulo
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
National Contemporary Art Fund, France
Museum of Saint Dié, Vosges, France
MADI Museum, Ceará, Brazil
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