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Francisco Aritzia

Serigrafia de Francisco Aritzia



Title: Violeta Parra

Technique: silkscreen

Dimensions: 70 X 50 cm

Edition:  -

Reference: FA0001

RRP: 350 €

About Francisco Aritzia

1943 : Born on September 7 in Santiago de Chile.

1962-66:   He studied drawing, painting and engraving at the Chilean School of Fine Arts in Santiago.

1968-70 : Works in Paris with a grant from the French government in engraving and painting workshops with Maître Couteau and the painter Gustave Singier at the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

1970 Lives and works in Bologna, Italy and Paris, France.

1972 Returns to Chile in September and works as a cultural monitor at the Casa da Cultura in Chuquicamata. Paint a mural in the Officers' Room of the Calama regiment.

1973 In December he returned to France.

1974 :  He did an internship at the Museum of L'Abbaye de la Sante Croix in Sables d'Olonne, France.

1975 He lives in Portugal, where he collaborates with filmmaker Raul Ruiz in 4 films, making panels, drawings, paintings and small roles as an actor.

1989-91:  Receives a scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to carry out serigraphy works.

1987-97:  He teaches at the National Society of Fine Arts in Lisbon.

1995-97: Teaches “Debates and Aesthetics” at the Espírito Santo Foundation (School of Decorative Arts) in Lisbon.

1998 :   Participates in Expo '98 in Lisbon with a tile mural based on an original by Roberto Matta.

1998 - 2002:   Worked as Cultural Attaché at the Chilean Embassy in Portugal.

If you are looking for an art gift for children, be sure to look at Guilherme Parente, Alfredo Luz and Erró´s work.

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