In France with François Boucheix

This July and last, I had the privilege of meeting with French surrealist painter François Boucheix at his private museum –  Musée Boucheix – in Vichy, France. (This photo was taken this week in his museum.) Last year, my son Marc and I visited with François. This year, my wife Mitsie joined me.

Early in his career, Boucheix shared an exhibit with the great surrealist Salvador Dali who offered a piece of advice to the young artist. Dali encouraged Boucheix to hang on to at least five of his own pieces every year. Read more …

Here’s a look at his museum and his extensive personal collection, which represents his work from the late 1950s to today.

Learn more about François Boucheix.

Date

July 24, 2014

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