Pierre Alechinsky was born in 1927 in Brussels. He lives and works in France. In 2018 he received the Praemium Imperiale Price.
Text courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris.
The artist Pierre Alechinsky, a leading figure in the 1940s expressionist Cobra group, and the sculptor Fujiko Nakaya, the first artist to have worked with fog as a sculptural medium, have won 15 million yen each (around £100,000) as recipients of the 2018 Praemium Imperiale awards.