Lazard, Luckner

(1928 - 1998)

Luckner Lazard was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Lazard studied in Haiti at the Centre d’Art under Dewitt Peters, Borno, and Mangones. He received a scholarship in 1951 to further his artistic training at the Ecole des Art Modernes in Paris. Lazard helped to establish the Brochette Gallery in Haiti, along with Dieudonne Cedor, Nehemy Jean, and roland Dorcely. In 1956 Lazard moved to Mexico where he met Diego Riviera and Tamayo, and in 1967 he emigrated to the United States.

Exhibitions: Zegri Gallery, New York Studio Museum of Harlem Havana, Cuba 1945 Museum of Modern Art, Paris 1946 French Institute, Mexico Paul Robeson Multimedia Center, Washington, D. C.