(1937 - c.2007)
Boris Kipar was active/lived in California / Germany. Boris Kipar is known for painting.
Biography Boris Kipar
Boris Kipar was born in the Prussian city of Konigsberg on the Baltic in 1937. He attended an art school in Marseille, France and studied with Oscar Kokoschka, the School of Seeing, in Switzerland. He lived and painted in Lausanne, Switzerland for over a decade. After a short stay in Canada, he moved to San Francisco, California in December 1967. Later he moved to Santa Monica, California. His calling card was entitled "Hommage a Picasso" and is still in circulation as a postcard.
He was a big bear of a man, dark and bearded. He was taciturn and suffered a great deal with stomach ulcers. He died c. 2007. He had a brother named Eckart Kipar.
His work in the early 70s was informed by the expression
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