Gesner Armand (1936-2008) 30"x40" 2005 Tent City Oil on Canvas #2513GN-HA
BUY NOW this original painting duly signed by the late noted Haitian Gesner Armand. It depicts a typical tent city in Haiti. It is 30"x40" oil painted on canvas in 2005.
Gesner Armand was born in 1936 in Croix-des Bouquets. He was initiated into drawing and watercolor at the Centre d'Art in 1956 , and was granted a scholarship by the French Government in 1961 to study art in Paris. He lived in Paris for 2 years and came back to the Croix des Bouquets. He was the curator for the Musee d'Art Haitien in Port-au-Prince for a couple of years. He studied art both in Paris and Mexico. As a renown Haitian painter, he has exhibited in Haiti, Mexico, the United States, Paris, Spain, Jamaica, Martinique, Venezuela, Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, and Israel . He is known for his luminous country scenes and his pigeons; and although his still-lives reveal an undeniable Mexican Influence his art reflects the strong love he has for his country, Haiti. Armand passed on June 10, 2008.
" Armand's subtantial work rests upon a mastery of color effects and a pure drawing." ( Peintres Haitiens, Gerald Alexis).
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