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FOSSIER, Christian (<i>born</i> 1943), Engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FOSSIER, Christian (born 1943), Engraver, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 9 September 1943, in Paris.

Engraver, draughtsman.

Fossier's engravings are very distinctive. They are in an abstract style, and are suggest a hybrid universe, a cross between the animal and the mechanical. They invent a world of strange encounters between iron and flesh, and between breath and silence. Always in black and white, and often considerable in size, Fossier's engravings are striking for

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