Bernard Frize's Biography
Bernard Frize is a French contemporary painter known for his color-saturated canvases and his inventive use of materials. Born in 1954 in the Loire Valley, Frize studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was influenced by the works of American Abstractionists such as Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman. Frize has exhibited widely in France and internationally, and his works are held in many public and private collections. Frize's works often combine a variety of media and materials, such as paint, fabric, and metal. He is known for his vivid use of color and his exploration of the relationship between painting and space. His works have been exhibited at the Pompidou Center in Paris and the Guggenheim in New York, among other institutions.