Chaouki Choukini

French-Lebanese Sculptor Chaouki Choukini (born 1946 in Choukine, Lebanon, lives and works in Paris) received his degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris in 1972. He was awarded the Prix de la Jeune Sculpture in 1978, followed by the Taylor Foundation Prize in 2010. He was also awarded the Prix de la Fondation Pierre Gianadda, from the Academie des Beaux Arts, France in 2015. Choukini has participated in various solo and group exhibitions including “Chaouki Choukini”, Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE (2019); “Le monde arabe vu par ses artistes”, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France (2018); “Beloved Bodies”, Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE (2017); “Poetry in Wood”, Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE, (2016); “Portrait de l'Oiseau qui n'existe pas”, Musée de l'Hospice Saint-Roch, France (2014); “Tajreed (Arab Abstract Art)”, Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait (2013); “Le Corps découvert”, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France (2012); International Aswan Sculpture Symposium, Cairo Biennial, Egypt (1997); “Paris Sculpture”, Centre de Sculpture Contemporaine, Paris, France (1973). His works are in several important collections including Musee d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, France; Institut du Monde Arabe, France; Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha; Centre National des Arts Plastique, France; Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE and Sharjah Art Foundation.

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Chaouki Choukini - Corpus
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kaph Books
First major retrospective monograph dedicated to the Franco-Lebanese sculptor.

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