Alexander Skunder Boghossian
(1937 - 2003)
Alexander Skunder Boghossian was active/lived in District Of Columbia / Ethiopia. Alexander Boghossian is known for painting.
Biography Alexander Skunder Boghossian
Alexander "Skunder" Boghossian widely recognised as the most important Ethiopian artist of his generation, was born in 1937 in Addis Ababa and died in Washington D.C. in 2003. Boghossian's art studies began informally at the Teferi Mekonnen School, Addis then in 1955, he was awarded a fellowship to study at the the Slade School of Fine Art as a direct gift from Emperor Haile Selassie. Less than two years later Boghossian moved to Paris on impulse, where he studied and taught for several years at the Ecole Superieue des Beaux Arts and the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere. It was in Paris that he became influenced by Diop and the emerging Negritude movement as well as Klee, Breton, Braque and Ernst. His time there also marked the beginning of http://theauctionroom.com/auctions/9
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