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Marc CHAGALL 1887-1985

 

  • Marc Chagall was born Moiche Zakharovitch chagalov July 7, 1887 near Vitebsk in Belarus. Born into a poor family he was raised in the Jewish culture. It was in his hometown he discovered painting, before leaving in 1907 to pursue studies Fine Arts CHAGALLin St. Petersburg and start working in the studio of a decorator of Russian ballet. Dreaming of discovering Paris, it then installs it in 1911. There he met many artists like Léger and Apollinaire then made his first major works as "Golgotha" and his first exhibitions in 1912 and in 1914 in Berlin.
  • With World War I, Marc Chagall returned to his country and stayed there until 1922. He exercises a time as director and curator of Fine Arts schools, while continuing his work with "The Walk" in 1917 and the decor of the Jewish theater in Moscow.
  • In 1922, Marc Chagall moved to Berlin where he made his first engravings and his autobiography "My Life", before returning to France in 1923
  • In 1937, when he obtained French nationality World War II forced him from the free zone to eventually join the United States in 1941, like many other artists. He participates in this period to create the ballet "Aleko" painted in 1942 and "Obsession" in 1943.
  • In 1948, the end of the war marks the return to France of Marc Chagall, goal aussi its international recognition. Chagall His work, without attaching himself to school No, characteristics of this surrealism and neo-primitivism. It is the UN more famous artists settled in France in the twentieth century with Pablo Picasso. In 1950, he moved to Vence and start techniques SES Diversify A, in 1955, began on decorating project chapels of Calvary. It produces ceramic murals Then pour the Church of Our Lady of All Grace at Assy, stained glass, paintings pour the Paris Opera, mosaics, tapestries and Others. In 1966, he gives the French state his work "Biblical Message".
  • It is on the heights of Saint Paul de Vence That such unwise What Chagall Lived Annees The last of His life. Whether he contemplated nature painted all day listening to Mozart and in the evening he walked pursuing his dream son, peace and love.
  • Marc Chagall developed his own symbolic Around his intimate life, full of colors, Winged figures, flowers, animals and musical instruments.
  • He will work with Art son Up In HIS LAST days. September 28, 1985, he died at Saint Paul.
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GEORGES BRAQUE 1882-1963

 

  • georges braqueConsidered one of the major painters of the twentieth century, Georges Braque was born in Argenteuil 13 May 1882. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Le Havre and then, a few years later, returned to the Humbert Academy of Paris .

  • He painted his first paintings of impressionist influences in 1905 before approaching fauvism working pure colors and geometric compositions. In 1907 his works were exhibited at the Salon des Independants in Paris.

  • Marked by the style of Paul Cézanne, he began developing a new style based on the simplification and geometric shapes. By transposing the three-dimensional objects, Braque produces paintings in two dimensions. With Picasso, they will be subsequently considered the inventors of Cubism. Georges Braque doesn’t thereby cease to paint his still lifes for which he is famous. He entered his painting collages and developed the technique of "collages", this period is the "synthetic" phase of Cubism.

  • At the beginning of the First World War, Braque was seriously injured, he resumed painting in 1917. His work will then be less angular and more colorful tones approaching more and more of reality.

  • He also produced many decorative works and sculpture and became the first painter in the Louvre in his lifetime.

  • On 31 August 1963 he died in Paris

 

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ARMAN FERNANDEZ 1928-2005

 

  • armanArman, was born Armand Fernandez November 17, 1928 in Nice. Painter, sculptor and visual artist , he is known for his " accumulations " , it is the movement of the new realists . He lived between Vence and New York where he died on 22 October 2005.

 

Accumulation

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Choupa Choup

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Bernard BUFFET 1928-1999

 

  • buffet portraitBorn in Paris on 10 July 1928, Bernard Buffet explodes early on the national and international scene. At 15, he was admitted to the National School of Fine Arts in Narbonne workshop. After two years of study, he decided to workindependentlyand in his twentieth year he received the Critics Award. In 1955, following the referendum organized by "Connaissance des Arts" is designated 1 of the top ten artists of the postwar period.

  • Bernard Buffet is a master of misery, his style is punchy and sharp, addresses the most varied themes, inspired by Western culture as Eastern culture: Christ, Joan of Arc, bullfighting, Venice, New York, the French Revolution, but also Japan ...

  • The paint is expensive, it put very little on his canvas which gives tables with little material and few colors (gray, black, green ...).
  • He produced more than 8,000 paintings, watercolors, drawings, lithographs and engravings. He exhibited worldwide, he even has a museum in Japan Surugadaira containing over a thousand works, which is dedicated to him.

  • On 4 October 1999, Bernard Buffet, who suffered from Parkinson's disease, ended his days in his property Domaine de la Baume in Tourtour (Var, France). His ashes were scattered in the gardens of Buffet Museum, Japan.
 

 

BUFFET Fleurs De Guine  1993

BUFFET Fleurs De Guine 1993

BUFFET 1985

BUFFET 1985

BUFFET 1F Les Fleurs

BUFFET 1F Les Fleurs

BUFFET Vue De Paris

BUFFET Vue De Paris

ROY LICHTENSTEIN 1923-1997 

lich portrait

 

  • Born October 27, in Manhattan , Roy Lichtenstein is one of the most important artists of the pop American art . His work identifiable at first glance (points, lines , and very flat colors ) by the judicious se of a few dominant colors draws heavily on advertising and popular imagery and the comics of his time.

  • In 1961, the New York Leo Castelli gallery exhibits his work , Roy Lichtenstein obtains his first solo exhibition in 1962. By using cartoon images and derived commercial printing techniques, it then causes a visual shock .

  •  In the early 1990s, the artist and his family make arrangements to create a private foundation to facilitate public access to art and the art of his time.

  • He died in 1997 following a pneumonia in New York

 

 

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