Michel Nedjar is active/lives in France. Michel Nedjar is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography Michel Nedjar
Born in Soisy-sous Montmorency (Val d' Oise), France, 1947.
Interested in fabric from an early age, his father being a tailor, and
he an apprentice tailor.
He gave up his work to travel in India and Mexico where he discovered
the magical kachina dolls and mummies.
In 1975 during a period of extreme depression, he began creating
sculptural dolls out of scraps of fabric, string, wax and feathers.
Jean Dubuffet was an early collector of these dolls and introduced
Nedjar to Art Brut.
In 1998 he began creating a series of "Travel Dolls" which draw upon the
Artist's love of global travel and discovery.
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