Hernan Bas is a Detroit-based expressionist artist. His depictions of waif and dandies, as well as his technical and suggestive use of colours, made him one of the most acclaimed American contemporary artists. His figurative paintings have been awarded by Rerna Hort Foundation of New York, Columbia University, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Bas has held exhibitions internationally in Miami, Baltimore, Montreal, Stockholm, New York, Tokyo and Venice. Bas’s work is held in several permanent collections including Museum of Modern Art, New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Saatchi Collection, London, Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Samuso: Space for Contemporary Art, Seoul, amongst others.