Huguette Caland

Country: Lebanon

Title:  Tete a Tete

Medium: Raw silk


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Caland was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, where she began painting at age 16 with the Italian artist, Manetti. She studied art at the University of Beirut from 1964 to 1968. In 1983 she began studying sculpture with George Apostu.

She is a painter, sculptor, fashion designer, and filmmaker. Caland designed the Nour line for Pierre Cardin which was presented at Espace Pierre Cardin in 1979. She has been living and working in Paris since 1970 and her work is found in several museum collections there.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Dar-el-Fan, Beirut, Lebanon, 1970; Galerie Contact, Beirut, Lebanon, 1973; Galerie Faris, Paris, 1980; Gallery 5, Santa Monica, California, 1992; Toepel Gallery, Kirkland, Washington, 1992; and Bella Gallery, Santa Monica, 1993.
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