Lydie Arickx is a painter and a sculptor born in France in 1954 from flanders parents. Since the beginning of the 80’s, she has been participating in major international events. In 1988, she presents his work in Belgium, in Switzerland, in Germany, in Holland, and then in Spain and USA ( first exhibition organized by Amaury Taittinger in New-York along with Francis Bacon ).
Lydie Arickx often organizes cultural events on the international stage, displaying visual art and performing arts ( training workshop for schools, companies, hospital, cultural events, exhibitions… ).
Lydie Arickx’s artwork figures in the major international public collections ( Musée d’Art moderne de Paris, Centre Pompidou, Palais de Tokyo, Fonds National d’Art Contemporain) and in public space.
In her studio, that she considers as a site of experimentation, Lydie Arickx researches et adapts supports and materials for her artwork ( concrete, emery clothe, wood, fabric, asphalt, resin and fibers… )