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François Schuiten

Born in: 1856

Belgium

Biography

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François Schuiten is a Belgian draftsman, born in 1956. His first comic book called "Mutation" was published in the Belgian edition of the Pilot magazine, when he was only sixteen years old. Following this, he studied comics at the Saint Luc Institute in Brussels in Claude Renard's workshop. After graduation, he created the cycle of « Terres Creuses » with his brother. 1980 onward, he build the series « Les Cités Obscures » with Benoir Peters. In 2002, he was awarded for his work and received the supreme dedication for all cartoonists, the Grand Prix from the city of Angouleme. « Les Cités obscures » was translated in ten languages, it received several awards including the Manga Grand Prix at the Japan Media Arts Festival in 2013.

While working as a cartoonist, François Schuiten also got involved in architectural projects. He is mostly known for the one created at "Arts et Metiers" metro station in Paris. He also designed stages for several opera and dance performances but also designed stages for several movies, such as « Mister Nobody » by Jaco Vandormael. Moreover, he designed pavilions for several universal exhibitions like the pavilion of Luxembourg in Seville,Utopian theme park in Hanover and the Belgian pavilion at global exhibition of Aichi, in Japan. From time to time, he participates in projects pertaining to posters, stamps and illustrations. Last but not least, for about ten years, he invested in designing the museum "Train World" in Schaerbeek.

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François Schuiten, Les Cités obscures - La fièvre d'Urbicande, Print

François Schuiten

Les Cités obscures - La fièvre d'Urbicande, 2017
80 x 60 cm
Print

200 €

François Schuiten, La Type 12 - Le pont, Print

François Schuiten

La Type 12 - Le pont, 2017
70 x 50 cm
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100 €

François Schuiten, Abbaye de l'Epau - Voyage dans Les Cités Obscures, Print

François Schuiten

Abbaye de l'Epau - Voyage dans Les Cités Obscures, 2016
70 x 50 cm
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100 €

François Schuiten, Dialogues, Print

François Schuiten

Dialogues, 2016
100 x 70 cm
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170 €

François Schuiten, Bretagne Express, Print

François Schuiten

Bretagne Express, 2016
70 x 50 cm
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100 €

François Schuiten, Révolution bande dessinée, Print

François Schuiten

Révolution bande dessinée, 2017
70 x 50 cm
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100 €

François Schuiten, Envie de ralentir, Print

François Schuiten

Envie de ralentir, 2016
70 x 50 cm
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100 €

François Schuiten, Machines à dessiner, Print

François Schuiten

Machines à dessiner, 2016
70 x 50 cm
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100 €

François Schuiten, Winsor McCay, De Little Nemo au Lusitania, Print

François Schuiten

Winsor McCay, De Little Nemo au Lusitania, 2017
80 x 60 cm
Print

100 €

François Schuiten, L'Atlantic 12, Sculpture

François Schuiten

L'Atlantic 12, 2016
23 x 10 x 43 cm
Sculpture

1 600 €

François Schuiten, La Type 12 - Halte en forêt, Print

François Schuiten

La Type 12 - Halte en forêt, 2015
80 x 60 cm
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150 €

François Schuiten, La Type 12 - Halte en forêt, Print

François Schuiten

La Type 12 - Halte en forêt, 2015
80 x 60 x 1 cm
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450 €

François Schuiten, La Type 12 - Au repos, Print

François Schuiten

La Type 12 - Au repos, 2016
80 x 60 cm
Print

160 €

François Schuiten, Machines à dessiner, Print

François Schuiten

Machines à dessiner, 2016
100 x 70 cm
Print

400 €

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