Yvette Achkar is active/lives in Lebanon. Yvette Achkar is known for painting.
Biography Yvette Achkar
Yvette Achkar was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1928, and grew up in Lebanon. Achkar graduated from ALBA in 1957, where she was under the influence of the Italian painter Fernando Manetti and the French painter Georges Cyr, but it was during her stay in Paris, on a scholarship of the French government that her artistic career took hold. Then upon her return to Lebanon, from 1966 to 1988, she taught painting at ALBA and at the Institute of Fine Art, Lebanese University.
Yvette Achkar participated in different biennales (Baghdad, Alexandria, Paris, and Sao Paolo) since her graduation from ALBA; she has been widely exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Rome, Yugoslavia, Germany, and France.
In Lebanon, Achkar has been exhibited
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