Erik Desmazieres is known for painting.
Biography Erik Desmazieres
Erik Desmazières, born in Rabat in 1948, is described as "arguably the finest French printmaker of his generation". Honored with a retrospective exhibition at the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam and solo exhibitions at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris) and the Telfair Museum (Savannah, GA), Desmazières has received the Grand Prix des Arts de la Ville de Paris, and was elected to the Société des Peintres-Graveurs Français, where he serves as Vice President.
Desmazières's etchings are at once shockingly strange and profoundly realistic. Employing fine technical skill, perspectival brilliance, and idiosyncratic imagery, his work is both recognizable for its antecedents—Giovanni Batista Piranesi (17www.childsgallery.com/artist.php
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