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Andre Durand (b 1947)

Biography of artist Andre Durand (b 1947)

Andre Durand (b 1947) was born in Ottawa, Canada.

Working in the European Hermetic tradition, Durand is influenced by Rubens, Titian, Michelangelo and Velasquez. He is known for his allegorical portraits, such as Princess Diana as Fortuna and in 1970 he painted a series of pictures inspired by The Royal Ballet.

It is nevertheless Durand's mythological narratives that demonstrate his understanding of the myth and rituals of both Classical and Christian tradition.

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