Gust Graas was born in 1927 in Luxembourg. He made a long and succesful career as business man in the world of massa media but, at the same time, took up night after night his second « profession » as a painter. In fact, it was during the fabulous and enthusiastic years after the war he spent as a law student in Paris, that he discovered philosophy, french literature and art.
His oil and acrylic as well as mixed media paintings establish an intimate relationship between the great rhythms of nature and the rhythms of a constantly evolving world and they show us his poetic vision of creation.
The colours he uses are very harmonious and draw our attention but are not the center of the artist’s attention.
Colours are his instrument to represent light and vitality ; they engender a movement that takes our mind from the concrete detail of reality to the abstraction of philosophy.
Since his retirement in 1989, Gust Graas spends most of his time in Maiorca.
His paintings have successfully been presented in exhibitions in Spain, Sweden, Austria, Germany,
Luxembourg, Belgium, the USA and China.