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Luis Cohen Fusé born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) into a family of European roots. From a young age he feels a great interest in drawing and a great fascination for the Orient that leads him to study ceramics and plastic arts at the School of Fine Arts of Mar del Plata,a beach town 400km away of the Argentine capital where he spends his childhood and youth

He graduated in 1973 in Architecture from the National University of Buenos Aires and alternates his studies with his work as an artist and designer of figurines and scenography for several dance and theater companies.

She made an end-of-career trip to Europe and decided to settle in Barcelona where she opted for her complete dedication to artistic work. There he studied engraving and lithography at the School of Fine Arts and is related to the great Spanish painters of the time. Meet Salvador Dalí from whom he receives valuable advice that marks his career.

In 1976 he adopted the double Spanish-Argentine nationality. Already in the 1980s he installed his atelier in Madrid. He is invited in 1982 to visit Portugal and fall in love with the light and colors of Estoril , where he lived since then until his death in July 2019..

In 1988 he signed a contract with the Vorpal Gallery and made exhibitions in the USA, especially in New York and San Francisco and also in Canada.

It has exhibited collectively since 1963 and individually since 1967. It has a vast work in tile scattered all over the world.

Multifaceted artist has worked on all types of materials and supports such as jewelry design, sculpture, costume for theater, mural painting, tiles, easel painting, ....

It is represented in many private and public collections such as the Museum of Archeology and Ethnography of Setúbal, the Ajuda Palace, the Don Luis Foundation or the Orient Museum among others in Portugal. And abroad, especially in Spain, in the collections of Caja Madrid, Miró Foundation in Barcelona or the Museum of Lérida, also in Catalonia.

Among his most important exhibitions in Portugal are those he did at the Ajuda Palace in Lisbon in 2003 (he was the first foreign artist to be invited to exhibit there) :"Um olhar sobre
o Palácio" which represents his reinterpretation of the interior spaces and outdoor (Botanical Garden) of the Palácio; that of the Don Luis Foundation in Cascais in 2012 "Oníricos Instincts" and especially the one held in 2015 at the Orient Museum in Lisbon "Namban: Retrospective" with the exhibition of more than 40 works between paintings and sculptures
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