Alain BonnefoitFrench, b. 1937
Born in 1937 in
It was under Volti’s influence that Bonnefoit dedicated himself to the female nude, of which he has become a master. Although well known for his oil paintings, Bonnefoit also practises the art of Sumi-e; a form of traditional Eastern drawing, somewhat akin to calligraphy and extremely difficult to master. This particular technique contains a unity in its line, which only heightens the simplistic sensuality of Bonnefoit’s work.
Bonnefoit aims to master and create the essence of women through his art – emphasising their power and freedom. The landscapes of
Alain Bonnefoit has had major exhibitions throughout the world, including