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Jacques Villeglé

Born in: 1926

France

Artiste célèbre

Biography

Jacques Villeglé, (Jacques Mahé de la Villegle) was born in Quimper on March 27, 1926. He is a French painter and visual artist and a founding member of the New Realists. He is considered to be the most prominent affichiste.

In the early ‘50s, Villeglé calls himself an "affichiste" and starts talking about the “guerrilla of signs". He keeps "the journal of the street world ". He collects, keeps track and shows his ripped posters, a "reflection of the dominant culture". He wants to create a popular body of work and provide a trace of the life of an era (its political, social and cultural context).

From December 1949, with artist Hains, Villeglé collects pieces of posters, and their first poster, "Ach Alma Manétro", is a joint work. The selective work of the artist has been shown in more than 140 personal exhibitions in Europe and America since 1957. In 1958, Villeglé writes a piece about lacerated posters entitled "Collective Realities". It is the prefiguration of the New Realism manifesto. In 1959 he creates Lacéré anonyme. Staring in 1969, he imagines a "socio-political alphabet” as a tribute to Serge Tchakhotine.

In 2007, the artist starts making sculptures using traditional techniques (bronze, glass) as well as industrial techniques (Corten steel, polished stainless steel, cast iron).

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In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Molitor, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Molitor, 2014
53 x 74 cm
Print

€1 590

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Saint-Malo, là où tout a commencé..., Sculpture

Jacques Villeglé

Saint-Malo, là où tout a commencé..., 2014
33 x 33 x 13 cm
Sculpture

€22 000

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Décentralisation 3, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Décentralisation 3, 1991
65 x 50 cm
Print

€600

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Coffret Figure, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Coffret Figure, 2014
27.5 x 34.5 cm
Print

€2 700

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, L'européanisation du pop, Sculpture

Jacques Villeglé

L'européanisation du pop, 2017
40 x 20.7 x 20 cm
Sculpture

€3 600

Jacques Villeglé, 50 rue Turbigo, Print

Jacques Villeglé

50 rue Turbigo, 2014
94 x 78 cm
Print

€1 200

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, 50 rue Turbigo, Print

Jacques Villeglé

50 rue Turbigo, 2014
94 x 78 cm
Print

€1 200

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, 1969- aquagravure N°2 de Jacques Villeglé, Print

Jacques Villeglé

1969- aquagravure N°2 de Jacques Villeglé, 2016
76 x 56 x 1 cm
Print

€1 400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, La Spirale Singulière, Print

Jacques Villeglé

La Spirale Singulière, 2013
75 x 75 cm
Print

€500

Jacques Villeglé, Brel/Bardot, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Brel/Bardot, 2016
76 x 56 x 1 cm
Print

€1 400

Jacques Villeglé, Figure "Tuileries 2010", Print

Jacques Villeglé

Figure "Tuileries 2010", 2014
32 x 40 cm
Print

€300

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, La rue de Gravilliers, Print

Jacques Villeglé

La rue de Gravilliers, 2013
80 x 59 cm
Print

€900

Jacques Villeglé, Décentralisation 5, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Décentralisation 5, 1991
66 x 50 cm
Print

€600

Jacques Villeglé, L'hypermnésie créatrice, Print

Jacques Villeglé

L'hypermnésie créatrice, 2005
56 x 76 cm
Print

€275

Jacques Villeglé, Les avatars du temps, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Les avatars du temps, 2013
65 x 50 cm
Print

€300

Jacques Villeglé, La Cryptographie, Print

Jacques Villeglé

La Cryptographie, 2012
70 x 55 cm
Print

€400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Hommage au Tour de France, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Hommage au Tour de France, 2013
57 x 45 cm
Print

€690

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, 10e prix Jacques-Goddet, Print

Jacques Villeglé

10e prix Jacques-Goddet, 2014
57 x 44 cm
Print

€590

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Saint-Malo. Là où tout a commencé..., Print

Jacques Villeglé

Saint-Malo. Là où tout a commencé..., 2014
45 x 31 cm
Print

€690

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Star, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Star, 2008
50 x 70 cm
Print

€490

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Démiurge et artiste, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Démiurge et artiste, 2014
20 x 14 cm
Print

€95

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, 1er Prix Denis Lalanne, Print

Jacques Villeglé

1er Prix Denis Lalanne, 2012
45 x 31 cm
Print

€490

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Décentralisation 8, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Décentralisation 8, 1991
65 x 50 cm
Print

€600

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Décentralisation 7, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Décentralisation 7, 1991
50 x 65 cm
Print

€600

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Décentralisation 4, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Décentralisation 4, 1991
65 x 50 cm
Print

€600

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Rue des arts, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Rue des arts, 2012
80 x 50 cm
Print

€700

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Rue Poissonnière, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Rue Poissonnière, 2008
65 x 50 cm
Print

€400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Au centre Pompidou, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Au centre Pompidou, 2009
65 x 50 cm
Print

€400

Jacques Villeglé, Start, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Start, 2006
65 x 50 cm
Print

€300

Jacques Villeglé, Hommage à Guillevic, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Hommage à Guillevic, 2007
50 x 65 cm
Print

€300

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Boulevard Saint Germain, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Boulevard Saint Germain, 2012
63 x 45 cm
Print

€400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Hypnos, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Hypnos, 2009
65 x 50 cm
Print

€400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Rébus, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Rébus, 2000
57 x 40 cm
Print

€200

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 2012
70 x 50 x 1 cm
Print

€300

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 2014
70 x 50 cm
Print

€400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, La Mauvaise Réputation, Print

Jacques Villeglé

La Mauvaise Réputation, 2013
70 x 50 cm
Print

€400

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Paris - aquagravure N°1 de Jacques Villeglé, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Paris - aquagravure N°1 de Jacques Villeglé, 2016
76 x 56 x 1 cm
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Jacques Villeglé, Carré magique, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Carré magique, 2003
76 x 56 cm
Print

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Galeries Va & Vient Paris

Figure - Street art book
From November, 15 To January, 31 2015
Paris - France

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