Bensasson was born in Paris in 1931 and now lives in Bagnolet, France. From 1986 to 1996, he taught at l’Academie Goetz-Daderian. He has exhibited in the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles since 1986 and has solo exhibitions in Holland, France, and Hungary.
Bensasson speaks about his process, “I abandoned canvas for museumboard. The choice of this support enriches possibilities through the interplay of cutting, folding and layering”. Similar and yet different—no two pieces are the same. “I research the economy of means. One sign, painted with the game, crease, empty, let me see the door of the infinite.” His work is included in the permanent collections of museums in Japan, Hungary, France and the U.S.
Yumiko Kimura works multi-layered glass around an axis referencing the world of geometric abstraction with overtones of constructivism or dynamism. This Japanese artist based in Paris, studied sculpture at the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts in Turin, Italy After 10 years of study and work as an industrial designer in Turin, she returned to her hometown, Tokyo, where she rediscovered her love of sculpture and glass. Moving to Paris placed her in the path of the MADI art movement. After a decisive meeting with Carmelo Arden Quin, the founder of the movement, she was invited to participate in MADI exhibitions. She moved to Paris in 1999 and has since exhibited in France and Japan, as well as Brussels, Moscow, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Bratislava, and Italy.