Alfred Basbous was a sculptor from the country of Lebanon. Alfred Basbous was born in Rachana, Lebanon in the year 1924. Basbous was renown for his abstracted works dealing with the human figure.
Alfred Basbous attended the L’Ecole Nationale de Beaux- Artes located in Paris, France. Basbous was a student of sculptor Rene Collamarini.
The artist had his first exhibition in 1958.
In this clip a short biography of Alfred Basbou from Sophia Contemporary Gallery of London:
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Alfred Basbous passed away in 2006.
Alfred Basbous was far ahead of time when it came to portraying the figure. His sleek modernist portrayals of the human form remind me of the British sculptor Henry Moore. Both artists did a great job of simplifying the human form into elegant sweeping lines and curves.