(1926 - 2004)
Chafik Abboud was active/lived in Lebanon, France. Chafik Abboud is known for Abstract expressionist painting.
Biography Chafik Abboud
Chafic Abboud was born in Lebanon in 1926
to a wealthy middle-class Lebanese family and his youth was an idyll of
summers in the mountains, and winters in Beirut; at the time the
'Riviera' of the Middle East. There is little that is dark or
melancholic, politicized or inflammatory in his work. Chafic Abboud is
a pure artist, taking a still life, a landscape or a memory of his
childhood and depicting it in a style that owes much to Abstract
Expressionism - his works are always balanced, with one color
complementing or offsetting another.
moved to Paris after graduating from the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts
in 1947, Abboud frequented Andre Lhote's workshop and was a pupil of
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