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Gérard Schlosser

France Born in: 1931 Masterpieces
Gérard Schlosser was born on June 12, 1931 in Lille. He studied silverware at the Ecole des arts appliqués, in Paris; he has also studied briefly at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts before deciding to dedicate entirely to painting, in 1953, after having seen a performance of "Waiting for Godot".

Ever since his first paintings, Gérard Schlosser chooses figurative art: fragments of bodies, painted in solid color and encircled in black. These works remind the explorations of Pop Art. Starting in 1967, he uses sand on his painted surfaces and that gives a particular vibration to his works: each grain adds depth, with a part of light and its own shadow.

Gérard Schlosser is a painter that uses multiple techniques. In the '70s, he starts using photography and photomontage in his paintings, cutting different shapes and associating elements from different documents. Afterwards, he builds a system in this direction, as many artists belonging to the Narrative Figuration movement did (Monory, Rancillac, Aillaud, Fromanger, with whom he took part in the Mythologies quotidiennes 2 exhibition in 1977). The usage of the episcope that allows the projection of an image on the canvas becomes very popular.
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In time for Christmas
Gérard Schlosser, Presque vide, Painting

Gérard Schlosser

Presque vide, 2015
100 x 100 x 2.5 cm
Painting

€ 22,000

Gérard Schlosser, Je suis monté jusqu'ici, Print

Gérard Schlosser

Je suis monté jusqu'ici, 1993
160 x 120 cm
Print

€ 2,500

In time for Christmas
Gérard Schlosser, Ça fait un titre, Painting

Gérard Schlosser

Ça fait un titre, 2016
100 x 100 x 2.5 cm
Painting

€ 22,000

In time for Christmas
Gérard Schlosser, Sans arrêt, Painting

Gérard Schlosser

Sans arrêt, 2005
60 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

15,000 - € 25,000

In time for Christmas
Gérard Schlosser, Tu as dormi, Painting

Gérard Schlosser

Tu as dormi, 1972
100 x 100 x 2.5 cm
Painting

€ 22,500

Gérard Schlosser, Il l'a toujours été, Painting

Gérard Schlosser

Il l'a toujours été, 2012
180 x 100 cm
Painting

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