Dubuffet


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Dubuffet

Jean . 1901--85, French painter, inspired by graffiti and the untrained art of children and psychotics
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Comptoir amoncellement (Laden Counter), 1968, Jean Dubuffet (1901-85), epoxy paint and polyurethane, in 15 parts, ht 95.2cm.
"It is only in 'Art Brut' that one finds, I believe, the natural and normal processes of the creation of art in their elementary and pure state," Dubuffet wrote in 1951, adding that "a work of art is interesting, in my opinion, only on the condition that it is a very immediate and direct projection of what happens in the depths of being." (3)
Thanks to Boissonnas and his wife Sylvie the resort boasts some monumental works - Le Boqueteau by Jean Dubuffet, La Tete de Femme by Picasso and Les Trois Hexagons by Victor Vasarely.
Artist records were set for Chaim Soutine, Peter Doig and Jean Dubuffet, whose 'Paris Polka' fetched $24.8 million, more than tripling the old mark.
I'd slip into an art galley after school, dream about the pictures by Chagall or Picasso or Dubuffet, take a snort of the smell of dry oil paint, then go home, a crazy smile on my face."
"I didn't grow up around art at all, but later, when I was in high school, I discovered Salvador Dali and Picasso." While not typically compared to Dali or Picasso, Curry's brightly colored biomorphic sculptures, disorienting wallpaper, and three-dimensional paintings are often described as contemporary kin to the work of Jean Dubuffet and mobile master Alexander Calder.
Caption: Clos Pegase is known for its distinct architecture and modern art work; the colorful sculpture Faribolous by Jean Dubuffet is visible at far right.