Ceremony in the Forest

Indigo Arts' Philadelphia gallery space is closed as I move upstairs to a new space on the fourth floor of the Crane Building.  I hope to be up and running again later in May, on a "by appointment or by chance" basis.  Meanwhile, the Indigo Arts online gallery is operating as usual, though shipments may be delayed a bit.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions in the mean time.



Ceremony in the Forest
Ceremony in the Forest
Ceremony in the Forest
SKU: AG-1203

Alexandre Gregoire (Port-au-Prince, Haiti)
Oil on Canvas (24 x 32), c. 1990

Born August 29,1922 in Jacmel, Haiti, Alexandre Gregoire was one of the last of the 20th century Haitian "primitive" artists. Spent most of his adult life in the army, rising to be a musician in the palace band under President Magloire in the fifties. Introduced to painting by Gerard Valcin at the Centre d’Art in 1968. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Musée d’Art Haitien and the Waterloo Museum of Art in Iowa, and is published in Island on Fire (Demme, 1997). Alexandre Gregoire passed away on July 28, 2001, in Jacmel.

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