Sculptor Gerard Voisin to be named UNESCO Artist for PeaceFrench sculptor and poet Gérard Voisin will receive the title of UNESCO Artist for Peace from Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura on July 7 during a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters (Ségur Hall, 6 p.m.). The inauguration of a retrospective exhibition of his work, to be held at UNESCO from July 7 to August 19, follows the ceremony.
Gérard Voisin is being honored “in recognition of his artistic career, which reflects cultural diversity, dialogue and tolerance between people, in memory of the fight against slavery.”
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|Publication Date||05 Jul 2005|