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Jacques Villeglé

Born in: 1926

France

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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 Raymond 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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Jacques Villeglé, LOVE (Noir, Bleu, Jaune), Print

Jacques Villeglé

LOVE (Noir, Bleu, Jaune), 2018
22 x 29.9 inch
Print

$592

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

Jacques Villeglé

L'européanisation du pop, 2017
15.7 x 8.1 x 7.9 inch
Sculpture

$4,259

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Jacques Villeglé, Les Jeannes, Painting

Jacques Villeglé

Les Jeannes, 1998
25.6 x 31.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$29,577

Jacques Villeglé, LOVE (Noir – Violet – Jaune), Print

Jacques Villeglé

LOVE (Noir – Violet – Jaune), 2018
22 x 29.9 inch
Print

$592

Jacques Villeglé, LOVE (Noir – Violet – Orange), Print

Jacques Villeglé

LOVE (Noir – Violet – Orange), 2018
22 x 29.9 inch
Print

$592

Jacques Villeglé, LOVE (Noir – Bleu – Orange), Print

Jacques Villeglé

LOVE (Noir – Bleu – Orange), 2018
22 x 29.9 inch
Print

$592

Jacques Villeglé, Alphabet Sociopolitique, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet Sociopolitique, 2017
29.9 x 22 inch
Print

$414

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Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 4, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 4, 1987
31.5 x 47.2 inch
Print

$1,538

Jacques Villeglé, Oui 1958, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Oui 1958, 2017
22 x 29.9 x 0.4 inch
Print

$1,656

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Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 5, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 5, 1987
31.5 x 47.2 inch
Print

$1,538

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Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 3, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 3, 1987
31.5 x 47.2 inch
Print

$1,538

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Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 1, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 1, 1987
31.5 x 47.2 inch
Print

$1,538

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Jacques Villeglé, Coffret Figure, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Coffret Figure, 2014
10.8 x 13.6 inch
Print

$3,194

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Jacques Villeglé, 50 rue Turbigo, Print

Jacques Villeglé

50 rue Turbigo, 2014
37 x 30.7 inch
Print

$1,420

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Jacques Villeglé, La Spirale Singulière, Print

Jacques Villeglé

La Spirale Singulière, 2013
29.5 x 29.5 inch
Print

$592

Jacques Villeglé, L'hypermnésie, Print

Jacques Villeglé

L'hypermnésie, 1992
29.9 x 22 x 0.1 inch
Print

$592

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Jacques Villeglé, 10e prix Jacques-Goddet, Print

Jacques Villeglé

10e prix Jacques-Goddet, 2014
22.4 x 17.3 inch
Print

$698

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Jacques Villeglé, La rue de Gravilliers, Print

Jacques Villeglé

La rue de Gravilliers, 2013
31.5 x 23.2 inch
Print

$1,065

Jacques Villeglé, Rue Otto Dix, Painting

Jacques Villeglé

Rue Otto Dix, 1978
28.7 x 21.3 inch
Painting

$34,959

Jacques Villeglé, Alphabet Perec 1976, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet Perec 1976, 1996
29.9 x 22 x 0.1 inch
Print

$592

Jacques Villeglé, Sator, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sator, 1993
29.9 x 22 x 0.1 inch
Print

$592

Jacques Villeglé, À la croisée des signes, Print

Jacques Villeglé

À la croisée des signes, 1992
19.7 x 25.6 x 0.1 inch
Print

$592

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Jacques Villeglé, Hommage au Tour de France, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Hommage au Tour de France, 2013
22.4 x 17.7 inch
Print

$816

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Jacques Villeglé, Saint-Malo. Là où tout a commencé..., Print

Jacques Villeglé

Saint-Malo. Là où tout a commencé..., 2014
17.7 x 12.2 inch
Print

$816

Jacques Villeglé, Figure "Tuileries 2010", Print

Jacques Villeglé

Figure "Tuileries 2010", 2014
12.6 x 15.7 inch
Print

$414

Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 1996
25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch
Print

$473

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

Jacques Villeglé

Saint-Malo, là où tout a commencé..., 2014
13 x 13 x 5.1 inch
Sculpture

$26,027

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Jacques Villeglé, La Mauvaise Réputation, Print

Jacques Villeglé

La Mauvaise Réputation, 2013
27.6 x 19.7 inch
Print

$473

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Jacques Villeglé, Démiurge et artiste, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Démiurge et artiste, 2014
7.9 x 5.5 inch
Print

$112

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Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 2012
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Print

$355

In time for Christmas
Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 2014
27.6 x 19.7 inch
Print

$473

Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 2, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 2, 1987
31.5 x 47.2 inch
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Jacques Villeglé, 1969- aquagravure N°2 de Jacques Villeglé, Print

Jacques Villeglé

1969- aquagravure N°2 de Jacques Villeglé, 2016
29.9 x 22 x 0.4 inch
Print

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Jacques Villeglé, Paris - aquagravure N°1 de Jacques Villeglé, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Paris - aquagravure N°1 de Jacques Villeglé, 2016
29.9 x 22 x 0.4 inch
Print

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Jacques Villeglé, L'hypermnésie créatrice, Print

Jacques Villeglé

L'hypermnésie créatrice, 2005
22 x 29.9 inch
Print

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Jacques Villeglé, 1er Prix Denis Lalanne, Print

Jacques Villeglé

1er Prix Denis Lalanne, 2012
17.7 x 12.2 inch
Print

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From July, 12 To September, 1 2018

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