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Paul Aizpiri was a painter and sculptor born in 1919 in Paris, France to an Italian mother and a father from the Basque Country, Spain. Aizpiri was an optimistic person since birth, a disposition reflected by the vibrant colors and the unrestrained brushstrokes characteristic of his works. His signature compositions always had a touch of friendliness with his integration of Fauvism, Expressionism, and Cubism.

In 1936, he started studying at L’École des Beaux-Arts, and his reputation was built as he held his first solo exhibition when he was 24. In 1939 Paul Aizpiri escaped from a German prisoner of war camp in Brittany and made his way back to Paris.

In 1946, he won a prize at the Salon de la Jeune Peinture, and exhibited his works along with those of the most influential post-war painters, including Bernard Buffet and Paul Rebeyrolle.

1956 was the year his path as an artist was altered, that year he met with Foujita, Soutine, Van Dongen, Utrillo and Picasso, who greatly influenced his style and work. From the 1950s, famous galleries all over the world started to invite him for solo exhibitions.

In 1996, an Aizpiri museum (Nakata Museum of Art) opened in Japan, which is a rare honor for living artists.

He was the founder of "Salon des Moins de Trente ans". He was a member of the October Salon since 1945, and was also an active member of "Salon d'Automne", "Salon des Independents" and of the Tullerias.

He died of pneumonia on January 22nd, 2016, at the age of 96.

His Works are exhibited permanently at the New Vision Gallery (Jerusalem).
 

TIMELINE

1919
Born in Paris, France.

1936
Studies Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

1945
Becames a member of the Salon d'automne.

1946
Wins a prize at the Salon de la Jeune Peinture.

1948
Wins the Corsica award

1951
Receives the Prix National.
Exhibited work in the Venice Biennale.

2016 - Died of pneumonia on January 22nd, at the age of 96.

 

EXHIBITIONS

1943
Parvillee Gallery, Paris, France.

1945
Salon d'Automne, Paris, France.

1946
Salon de la Jeune Peinture, France.

1951
Venice Biennale,Venice, Italy. 
Petrides Gallery, Paris, France.

1954
Galerie Gilbert et Paul Petrides, Paris.

1956
Wildenstein Gallery, New York.

1959
Ohana gallery, London. 
Acosta Gallery, Los Angeles.

1963
2nd International Figure Arts Exhibition, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, (exhibits every year). 
Galerie Romanee, Paris, France

1969
Galerie Tamenaga

1972
Galerie Bateau Ivre, Brussels.

1974
Galerie Ducastel, Avignon.

1984
Retrospective, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris.

1985
Chateau Du Val, France.

1986
Jean Gallary, Seoul.

1990
Galerie Tamenaga.

1994
Guethary Museum, France.

1996
Sarlat city, France.

2004
Musée Aïzpiri, Hiroshima.

2008
Galerie Tamenaga

2009
Retrospective, Albi city, France.

2011
Galerie Tamenaga

2015
Galerie Tamenaga