The Art of the Leu Family
” A wonderful book about an amazing ART family….I’ve never seen so much creativity in one family!!! André van Zomeren. ”
“….just got mine! I love it….it kind of smells like an oil painting too. Jamie Macpherson ”
An inspiration to all artists and art lovers.
This book features the creative artistic tradition from a family, it is a chronological journey through the family’s artwork starting with Felix Leu’s mother Eva Aeppli.
Eva Aeppli the first wife of Jean Tinguely, was the artistic pioneer of the family. Her children are Felix Leu aka Don Feliz and Miriam Tinguely. Felix went on with his wife Loretta Leu aka Y Maria to raise a family, many of them artists who with their partners work in a wide variety of styles. The collection contains selections from Eva Aeppli’s life work. Don Feliz’s surrealistic psychedelic art, the mandala art of Y Maria, works from Miriam Tinguely, Filip Leu, Titine K-Leu, Aia Leu, Tanina Munchkina, Ajja S.F. Leu and other members of the family.
Featuring a diversity of art with drawings, etchings, watercolours, paintings and sculptures from the many artists in this family.
Throughout the generations represented here there has also been a tradition of collaborative works of art, and a selection of these are included.
Swiss artist Aia Leu was born in 1971, the daughter of Felix and Loretta Leu. She is a proud member of a large family of artists and studied art in Vevey, Switzerland. Aia lives and paints in Ireland and has been exhibiting her work since 1999.
Publication: December 2012
Content: 192 pages
Size: 28.5 x 24.5 cm
Illustrations: 152 colour images, 38 black & white images
Binding: Paperback, cover with flaps
Recommended Retail Price € 40.00