about the artist
gabriel Bien-Aimé is a Haitian sculptor born in Croix-des-Bouquet, Haiti, in 1951. Pupil of the sculptor Janvier Louis-Juste, Bien-Aimé is known to be one of the best representatives of the cut-out metal sculpture tradition inaugurated in Haiti by Georges Liautaud.
He participated in the famous exhibit “Les Magiciens de la terre,” and has been internationally exhibited, most notably at the Musée national d’art moderne de Paris, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Davenport Museum, the Grand Palais, the Abbaye de Daoulas, the Halle Saint-Pierre, the Fowler Museum, the Musée du Montparnasse, the Museo del Barrio and the Queens Museum of Art. His works are in the permanent collections at the Centre Pompidou, the Musée du Quai Branly, the Musée national d’art moderne de Paris, the Waterloo Museum, the Figge Art Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, Le Centre d’Art, and the Musée d’Art Haïtien du Collège Saint-Pierre.