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ALŸS, Francis (<i>born</i> 1959), Painter, draughtsman, video artist, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALŸS, Francis (born 1959), Painter, draughtsman, video artist, photographer

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Belgian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Mexico.

Born 1959, in Antwerp.

Painter, draughtsman, video artist, photographer, installation artist.

Francis Alÿs is of Belgian origin but has lived in Mexico since 1986. He trained as an architect at the Instituto Universitario di Architettura in Venice.

Alÿs uses painting, drawing, video and photography to capture the urban environment. His photographs, accumulated objects and recollections of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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