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César Baldaccini

César Baldaccini

France • Born in: 1921

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New Realism

Industrial-Style Assembly

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French artists

César, whose full name was César Baldaccini, was born in Marseille in 1921.

After his studies at the Marseille academy from 1935 to 1939 and at the Paris academy from 1943 to 1947, César met Picasso and Germaine Richier in Paris, and lived in the same house as Alberto Giacometti, all of whom influenced his early artwork greatly.

During this time César produced his first sculptures made from iron and gypsum. From 1956 César soldered pieces of scrap together to form figurative and semi-abstract sculptures.

Under the influence of Nouveau Réalisme, he produced the famous "Compressions dirigées" from 1960, for which César compressed car chassis and metal objects in a metal press. Pop Art also left its marks on the oeuvre of the French sculptor and object artist, namely in his colored plastic objects formed as ironic object fetishes.

César died on June 12, 1998 in Paris.

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Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Le coeur éclaté, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Le coeur éclaté, 1986 53 x 14 x 14 cm Sculpture

$5,099

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, Print

César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, 1989 76 x 59 cm Print

$780

César Baldaccini, Empreintes, Design

César Baldaccini

Empreintes, 1998 27 x 27 x 12 cm Design

$1,561

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Arrachage, Fine Art Drawings

César Baldaccini

Arrachage, 1961 60 x 39 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings

$10,405

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Cœur éclaté, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Cœur éclaté, 1986 53 x 14 x 14 cm Sculpture

$5,099

César Baldaccini, Le patineur, Print

César Baldaccini

Le patineur, 1992 72.5 x 56.5 x 0.1 cm Print

$936

César Baldaccini, Compression de cartes postales anciennes, Print

César Baldaccini

Compression de cartes postales anciennes, 1979 92 x 72 cm Print

$1,873

César Baldaccini, Bepino, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Bepino, 1997 23.5 x 20.5 x 16.5 cm Sculpture

$31,216

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Petites plaques (Compression), Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Petites plaques (Compression), 1970 36 x 21 x 6 cm Sculpture

$44,223

César Baldaccini, Composition pour les JO, Print

César Baldaccini

Composition pour les JO, 1992 90 x 63 x 1 cm Print

$832

César Baldaccini, Poule Matoutou, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poule Matoutou, 1997 36 x 34 x 42 cm Sculpture

$98,851

César Baldaccini, Plaque Maillard, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Plaque Maillard, 1959 41 x 18.5 x 5 cm Sculpture

$43,703

César Baldaccini, Poule clefs a pipe, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poule clefs a pipe, 1997 66 x 54 x 26 cm Sculpture

$118,621

César Baldaccini, Hommage a la Tour Eiffel, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage a la Tour Eiffel, 1989 76 x 56 cm Print

$895

César Baldaccini, Poule aux oreilles, Print

César Baldaccini

Poule aux oreilles, 1921 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm Print

$1,769

César Baldaccini, Compression De Moto, Print

César Baldaccini

Compression De Moto, 1990 50 x 65 cm Print

$708

César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, Print

César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, 1998 76 x 59 cm Print

$780

César Baldaccini, Arrachage, Fine Art Drawings

César Baldaccini

Arrachage, 1958 24 x 16 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings

$6,763

César Baldaccini, Théière compressée, Print

César Baldaccini

Théière compressée, 1975 27 x 28 x 4 cm Print

$4,682

César Baldaccini, Le livre des livres I, Print

César Baldaccini

Le livre des livres I, 1974 49.5 x 35.5 x 5 cm Print

$10,405

César Baldaccini, Compression Marylin MONROE CESAR Portraits, Print

César Baldaccini

Compression Marylin MONROE CESAR Portraits, 1975 65 x 47 cm Print

$1,509

César Baldaccini, Compression, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression, 1990 37 x 15 x 15 cm Sculpture

$27,054

César Baldaccini, Napoléon, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Napoléon, 1988 181 x 80 x 98 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Expansion, Print

César Baldaccini

Expansion, 1970 50 x 37.5 cm Print

$624

César Baldaccini, Le livre des livres, Print

César Baldaccini

Le livre des livres, 1971 45 x 32 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985 41 x 58 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985 41 x 58 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985 41 x 58 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985 41 x 58 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985 41 x 58 cm Print

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Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Poulette gilles, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poulette gilles, 1998 19 x 15 x 13 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression d'orfèvrerie dorée, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression d'orfèvrerie dorée, 1987 30 x 15 x 15 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Insecte, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Insecte, 1955 12 x 37 x 13 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, César centaure, hommage à Picasso, Print

César Baldaccini

César centaure, hommage à Picasso, 1985 76.5 x 57.5 x 0.1 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, La Poule, Print

César Baldaccini

La Poule, 1978 40 x 30 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Insecte africain assis, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Insecte africain assis, 1982 35 x 17 x 23.5 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression portable, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression portable, 1970 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Morandi, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Morandi, 1998 75 x 100 x 4 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso I, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso I, 1985 40 x 56 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Cafetière, Print

César Baldaccini

Cafetière, 1970 54 x 39 x 1 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Sans titre, Print

César Baldaccini

Sans titre, 1980 28 x 20.5 x 0.05 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Expansion au pot à lait, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Expansion au pot à lait, 1989 14 x 36 x 24.5 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression Schweppes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression Schweppes, 1990 6 x 3.5 x 3.7 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression de canettes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de canettes, 1989 31.5 x 15 x 15 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression après la fête, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression après la fête, 1974 5.6 x 1.9 x 2 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Expansion à l'autoportrait, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Expansion à l'autoportrait, 1994 13 x 33 x 19 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Mao Zedong, Print

César Baldaccini

Mao Zedong, 1963 75 x 55 cm Print

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César Baldaccini, Moto compressée, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Moto compressée, 1975 50 x 60 x 5 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, César, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

César, 1974 28 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression de cannettes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de cannettes, 1989 39.5 x 19.5 x 6 cm Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Lova Moor, Print

César Baldaccini

Lova Moor, 1970 45 x 57 cm Print

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Who is the artist?

César, whose full name was César Baldaccini, was born in Marseille in 1921.

After his studies at the Marseille academy from 1935 to 1939 and at the Paris academy from 1943 to 1947, César met Picasso and Germaine Richier in Paris, and lived in the same house as Alberto Giacometti, all of whom influenced his early artwork greatly.

During this time César produced his first sculptures made from iron and gypsum. From 1956 César soldered pieces of scrap together to form figurative and semi-abstract sculptures.

Under the influence of Nouveau Réalisme, he produced the famous "Compressions dirigées" from 1960, for which César compressed car chassis and metal objects in a metal press. Pop Art also left its marks on the oeuvre of the French sculptor and object artist, namely in his colored plastic objects formed as ironic object fetishes.

César died on June 12, 1998 in Paris.

What is César Baldaccini’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: New Realism, Industrial-Style Assembly

When was César Baldaccini born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1921