Antoine Gaber – Canadian Contemporary Artist Photographer and Impressionist Painter – Artist Biography
ABUGABER, Antoine Impressionist Painter
(artistic name under GABER ) b. 1957
In just a decade, impressionist painter Antoine Gaber has earned his place among the most valued painters. Gaber appears as a revolutionary artist in successfully recreating the impressionism of the masters the inexhaustible source of inspiration behind his painterly work. Art critics described Gaber as revisiting the impressionists with a fresh eye and his own sensibility, making the art of the impressionists the art of today.
Twice awarded by the President of the Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea, of Florence Italy, with the prestigious Prize of the “Lorenzo il Magnifico”. Gaber received his first award in 2003, in recognition of Gaber’s artistic career, and in 2005 in recognition of his International artistic and social fundraising initiative “Passion for Life” in support of cancer research.
In 2004, Gaber launched his initiative “Passion for Life” (Latin America, Europe, Canada) he increased cancer awareness and raised funds for research. Gaber brought art to life with “Passion for Life” and brought “Hope for life” to patients struggling with this disease.
Since the Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea of Florence, have now joined Antoine Gaber as Artistic Partner, bringing art to life in support of cancer awareness and research with Gaber’s “Passion for Life” Program. This Program will continue to raise additional funds for cancer research and awareness around the world.
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From an art investment perspective, Gaber is the first artist worldwide to present several years of data demonstrating the actual market performance of his artwork when compared to the Standard and Poor’s Market Index (S&P500). Gaber’s paintings’ overall value increased at an annual compound rate of 38% when compared to the Standard and Poor’s Market Index (S&P500) average return of 7% per year over the same period (1997-2003).
The artist work has become increasingly known in Canada, USA, and Latin America and also sought in Europe. Gaber married his professional career in clinical research and his business acumen with his artistic expression by supporting several charity organizations internationally for the treatment of Cancer, HIV and Liver Diseases. Gaber rapidly captured the media’s attention and is since extensively featured in the written press, radio and television in several Countries.
In January 2007, impressionist painter, Antoine Gaber, was featured and listed as in the reputable and well established International Art Book “Who’s Who in International Art“, 2007 edition, regrouping the famous and new names in the arts of the 21st Century, extending Gaber’s International recognition within the art world. Gaber was selected, as one of the 152 artists chosen from 22 countries within 5 continents.
Impressionist painter Gaber continuously plays a role in the advancement of art and science. In an incessant desire for harmony, his artistic works, his humanitarian projects and his incommensurable dreams of communion with man and nature contribute in unison to the working of his straightforward mission: utilizing his talents to benefit a good cause. An increasing unique presence on the world’s artistic stage is indicative of the piercing vision that guides and shapes Gaber’s ever-evolving oeuvre.