Pierre Alechinsky is best known for his work in Lyrical Abstraction, Tachisme, and Abstract expressionism and has worked and Lived in France since 1951. The recipient of the Andrew Mellon Prize in 1977 and the French Grand Prix National for painting in 1984, Alechinsky is represented in the collections of sixty-five of the world's leading museums including the Museum of Modern Art and The Guggenheim Museum.