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Gabriel Bien-Aimé

About the Artist

Gabriel Bien-Aimé.  Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, 1995 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 1995).
Gabriel Bien-Aimé. Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, 1995 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 1995).
Gabriel Bien-Aimé.  Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, 1995 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 1995).
Gabriel Bien-Aimé. Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, 1995 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 1995).

Gabriel Bien-Aimé was born 1951 in the village of Croix des Bouquets, now known as the “cradle of 20th century Haitian metal sculpture”. Croix des Bouquets nurtured such great Haitian sculptors as the late Georges Liautaud and Murat Brierre, the brothers Louisjuste, and Serge Jolimeau. Bien-Aimé worked as an auto mechanic for several years before apprenticing to sculptor Janvier Louis-Juste. Working on his own, he has become one of Haiti’s two leading sculptors. Bien-Aimé’s work has been exhibited internationally, notably in the groundbreaking 1989 show at the Centre Pompidou in Paris,  Magiciens de la Terre.  His work is published in Where Art is Joy (Rodman, 1988), Forgerons du Vodou/ Voodoo Blacksmiths (Foubert, 1990), Magiciens de la Terre and A Haitian Celebration: Art and Culture (Stebich, 1992).

Region:
The Angel and the Bird
SKU: GBA-2102

Recycled steel oil-drum (34 1/2" h. x 22 1/2” w. x 4” d.), c.1989.
Ex. collection of Rudi Stern.

$1200

Fishing
SKU: GBA-2103

Recycled steel oil-drum (26” h. x 25” w.  x 7 1/2” d.), c.1989.
Ex. collection of Rudi Stern.

$950

Two Faces in the Vines
SKU: GBA-2101

Recycled steel oil-drum (34 1/2" h. x 15 1/2” w. x 3” d.), c.1989.
Ex. collection of Rudi Stern.

$850

Eve Running away with the Apple
SKU: GBA-2104

Recycled steel oil-drum (26 1/4” h. x 26” w. x 2” d.), c.1989.
Ex. collection of Rudi Stern.

$750

Woman with Bird
SKU: GBA-9502

Recycled steel oil-drum (34"h. x 16"w.), c.1995

Exhibited at the Delaware Art Museum exhibit, Haiti: A Tribute in Art, from May 7 to June 20, 2010

$ 575

Large Face in the Foliage
SKU: GBA-2105

Recycled steel oil-drum (23 1/2” h. x 25” w. x 2 1/2” d.), c.1989.
Ex. collection of Rudi Stern.

$575

Bull, Goat and Spirits
SKU: GBA-1601

Recycled steel oil-drum (34 1/4"h. x 15 1/2"w.), 1974

$750

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A Man and a Car
SKU: GBA-9501

Croix des Bouquets, Haiti
Recycled steel oil-drum (22"h. x 24"w.), c.1995
Purchased from the artist in 1995.

 

$575

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SKU: GBA-9503

(Croix des Bouquets, Haiti)
Recycled steel oil-drum (23" diam.), c. 1995

$ 475

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Two Angels
SKU: GBA-1701

Croix des Bouquets, Haiti
Recycled steel oil-drum (22"h. x 24"w.), c.1995
Purchased from the artist in 1995.

$475

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Two Figures Climbing
SKU: GBA-1702

Croix des Bouquets, Haiti
Recycled steel oil-drum (36"h. x 12"w.), c.1995
Purchased from the artist in 1995.

$475

Product Status: 
Sold