Art Brokerage: Patrice Breteau French Artist: b. 1942. Patrice Breteau was born in Paris, France on December 17, 1942. The well known sculptor and painter has been residing in New York since 1982. The work of Patrice Breteau concerns itself with the relationship of mans individual potential reflected in the depth and expanses of the universe. His ability to obtain a luminous quality througout his pieces holds the viewer spellbound. His paintings manifest an exquisite use of light and its paly in infinity. Breteau, with Salvador Dali, among other artists, was commissioned to create original paintings, limited editions and posters, for the 1980 Summer Olympics. Breteau is an official artist of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.