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Jacques Villeglé, Barcelone - Concerto

Jacques Villeglé Barcelone - Concerto, 2000

View in a room Painting 39.4 x 28.7 inch Unique artwork

$24,756

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Jacques Villeglé, Barcelone - Concerto
Description
  • Offered by the gallery

    Galerie Brugier Rigail
    Paris - France

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • Medium

    Painting : newspaper, assemblage

  • Themes

    Urban Landscape

  • Support

    Painting on canvas on stretcher

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    39.4 x 28.7 inch

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Collector’s Guide

  • About the artwork

    Affiches lacérées marouflées sur toile.
    Galerie Brugier-Rigail Séoul.

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    • Tags
    • urban art

    • new realism

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Jacques Villeglé

Born in: 1926 France

Famous artist

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, Barcelone - Concerto
Jacques Villeglé, Barcelone - Concerto Jacques Villeglé, Barcelone - Concerto