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Albert Desmangles, 1957 | Fantasy painter

Self-taught renowned artist Albert Desmangles was born in Port-au-Prince.
His interest in art began at a very early age.
By the age of six he was sketching faces in the dust of the school's tiles. In high school, his brother, noted artist Henry Bastien, taught him drawing, perspective and the use of color.
Bastien also gave him several lessons in gouáçhe - a technique using paints mixed with water and gum to create opaque colors.
Since 1980, he has participated in many exhibits in Haiti, Europe, United States, and Japan.
His work is highly valued by art collectors worldwide.