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Akira Abé

Learn to live by the incisive line that deep voice whose eye watches the sounds.

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The Japanese engraver Akira Abé was born at Ehimé in 1949.In the beginning of the seventies, he studies at the Art School in Asagaya (Tokyo). Since 1974, The young man  gives up to the drawing. In 1984, he travels for the first time to Paris and decides to settle there. Akira Abé learns about the engraving in L’Atelier 17 headed by Stanley William Hayter. Then he chooses the  graver . . .

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Beyond works currently in stock, it seemed to me useful to combine business with pleasure by letting you discover others works by artists in my gallery. These artworks, now sold or removed from our website, have been in our stock in the past. These pages will undoubtedly make it possible for some of you to associate an image with its title or the other way round, for others it will be a good time to discover more on such and such artist. For the sake of confidentiality – the pieces being no longer available – we won't display neither their numbering or their price. For whatever reason, make sure to visit this amazing art database with to date 6441 online works just for your pleasure! Michelle Champetier

The works presented on this page are not available anymore.
Original signed engraving de  : Deuxième café
Deuxième café
2004 Original engraving, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed engraving de  : Three leaves
Three leaves
1987 Original engraving, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed engraving de  : Comme les courants n°4
Comme les courants...
2003 Original engraving, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Illustrated book de  : Jeu d'enfant
Jeu d'enfant
2000 Book in sheets, under hard-bound folder. Robert Marteau's poems - with translation in Japanese -, illustrated with 7 original engravings signed in... Without
Original signed engraving de  : Parfois une vague n°10
Parfois une vague...
1997 Original engraving, titled, dated and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed engraving de  : Remous I
Remous I
2005 Original engraving, titled, dated and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed engraving de  : Numi n° I
Numi n° I
2005 Original engraving, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed engraving de  : Parfois une vague
Parfois une vague
1997 Original engraving, signed in pencil by the artist. Without

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
Non réalisé à ce jour. All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « Salon d'Automne », cat. d'exposition collective, Paris, 1997
  • « Akira Abé », cat. d'expo., Galerie Jean-Claude Riedel, Paris, 2000
  • « XXe Salon de l’estampe », cat. d'exposition collective, Rueil-Malmaison, 2004
  • « Gravures contemporaines », cat. d'expo., Le Cabinet d'amateur, Paris, 2008
  • « Atelier Contrepoint », cat. d'expo., Maatgallery, Paris, 2008
  • « A. Abé / Burins 1986-2010 », cat. d'exp., Galerie Bonafous-Murat, Paris, 2010
To read from the artist :
  • « Mécanique Céleste », Robert Marteau, Ed. Contrepoint - A. Abé, 1999
Website :
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Mouvements de l'art

  • + ATELIER 17 / 1927-1965 / Anton Prinner, Mauricio Lasansky, Jacques Lipchitz, Mark Rothko, etc.
  • + ARTISTS OF TODAY / XXth century /
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