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John Aldus

John Aldus (born Geneva, 1940, as Gérald Ducimetière) was a French/Swiss sculptor, painter, photographer and multimedia artist. After graduating from the Ecole des Art Decoratifs and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Switzerland in 1961, he was awarded several prestigious scholarships and had his first museum exhibition in 1965 at the Museé Rath, Geneva. He had numerous international exhibitions over the following five decades, initially under his original name of Ducimetière. In 1994, he changed his name to John Aldus, took French citizenship and moved to London, where he lived and worked until his death in January 2022.

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