About the artist:
Erik Desmazières is considered to be one of the greatest contemporary printmakers, and has had more than ten museum retrospectives in Europe, Canada, and the US. Desmazières was born in Rabat, Morocco in 1948 and resides in Paris. He is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and studied printmaking at the Cours du Soir de la Ville de Paris. He also serves as the president of La Societe des Peintres Graveurs Francais. Erik Desmazières is an intaglio printmaker of the Art Fantastique school.