(1916 - 2014)
Fernand Leduc was active/lived in Quebec / Canada, France. Fernand Leduc is known for abstract expressionist painting, printmaking, tapestry design.
Leduc in his Paris studio with Microchromies in background (2000)
Biography Fernand Leduc
Fernand Leduc is a painter, printmaker, tapestry designer (1), art
theoretician and educator. He is also a major figure in Canadian
senior leader of the Montreal art scene in the 1940's and 1950s; an
associate of Alfred Pellan (2), Paul-Emile Borduas, Guido Molinari,
Jean-Paul Riopelle, Pierre Gauvreau and most of the other mid
20th-century art legends of Quebec; and, in 2010, he is the oldest
(and still working) former member of the Automatistes* and signatory of
the Refus Global*.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, which is currently his home, Leduc spent much
of his life, since 1959, in France and Italy; living in Paris, Chartres
and Casano (3).
His mediums are oil, gouache*, pastel, acrylic
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