2 Results for tag: Académie des Beaux-Arts

Chu Teh-Chun (1920-2014) Part II

Inspired by Nicolas de Staël's abstract landscape paintings, Chu abandoned figurative painting and adopted a unique style using bold strokes of colour which evoked Chinese calligraphy. His new style was immediately successful. In 1964, an exhibition of his works at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh brought him ... More

Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939)

Sidaner was born to a French family in Port Louis, Mauritius. After spending the first years of his life there, he returned to France with his family in 1872. He began art studies in 1877 with history painter Alexandre Desmit (French, 1812–1885) in Dunkerque, and entered Alexandre Cabanel’s atelier at the Ecole des ... More