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Published by Hayward Gallery in London .
Written in English


  • Lithography -- France -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statement[exhibition organised by Julia Coates and Sophia Allen].
ContributionsAllen, Sophie., Coates, Julia., Guillevic, Eugène, 1907-, Montague, John.
LC ClassificationsNE2349.5.D83 D83 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22002521M
ISBN 101853321966

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The books and articles below constitute a bibliography of the sources used in the writing of this page. These also suggest some accessible resources for further research, especially ones that can be found and purchased via the internet. biography. Jean Dubuffet: Works, Writings, Interviews. The visitor is invited to wander and contemplate within the black and white walls of the sculpture. Fiberglass - James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, IL Similar Art. The Scream () Edvard Munch. Read more. Bowl of Fruit, Violin and Bottle () Pablo . New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, ISBN ; Principal studies. George Limbour, L'Art brut de Jean Dubuffet (Tableau bon levain à vous de cuire la pâte), Paris, Éditions Galerie René Drouin, Michel Ragon, Dubuffet, New York: Grove Press, (Translated from French by Haakon Chevalier.) OCLC   Influenced by Hans Prinzhorn’s book Artistry of the Mentally Ill, Jean Dubuffet privately collected the work found in mental asylums and prisons since the beginning of ’s. He was fascinated by the strong visual power in such artwork. His collection included for example Adolf Wölfli who painted in a psychiatric hospital. Dubuffet later coined a term art brut, translated as raw art, for this kind of .

The next remarkably physical work was Yaacov Agam's "Amenagement de l'antichambre," a room made of pleated walls; in turn, colour has been carefully applied to the backward or forward-leaning pleats while sometimes the opposite side was left white. The result is that everywhere you stand gives you the sense of a different room. Jean Dubuffet, French painter, sculptor, and printmaker, best known for his development of art brut (q.v.; “raw art”). As an art student in Paris, Dubuffet demonstrated a facility for academic painting. In , however, he gave up his painting, and by was making a living as a wine merchant. It is the story of a girl who believes she has become a superhero. It tells of the fall of the Persians to the Athenians and Spartans in the fifth century BCE. It recounts the story of the rise of the Persian Empire under Darius. It is the author's story of growing up in Iran and the difficulties she faced as Western and Eastern cultures collided. 1; Jean Dubuffet was a late starter Jean Dubuffet was born into a bourgeois family of wine merchants in the port of Le Havre in He studied painting in Paris in and met key figures in the Parisian art scene of the s, such as Juan Gris and Fernand , however, Dubuffet had become disillusioned with painting, and he gave it up for eight years.