Ivan Contreras Brunet

© messmer foundation
© messmer foundation

Ivan Contreras-Brunet is a Chilean artist who primarily creates sculptures.

born 1927 in Santiago de Chile (Chile)
1951 Entry into abstraction
1955 encounters in Paris (France) with the Constructivists Georges Vantongerloo, Auguste Herbin, Jesús Rafael Soto, Max Bill and Richard Paul Lohse, among others
1956-1967 Stay in Vienna (Austria), exhibitions in New York galleries (USA), move to Paris (France), work at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris
1968 Meeting with Michel Seuphor, co-founder of the group MimB (constructivism and movement) with Breuer, Seuphor, Luc Peire, Romano Zanotti
1970 Member of the Committee du Salon Comparaisons
1972 Exhibition in Chile
Numerous solo and group exhibitions
lives and works in Paris