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César Baldaccini

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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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César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, Print

César Baldaccini

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

$897

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

César Baldaccini

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

$50,853

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Arrachage, Fine Art Drawings

César Baldaccini

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

$11,965

César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, Print

César Baldaccini

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

$897

César Baldaccini, Compression de cartes postales anciennes, Print

César Baldaccini

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

$2,154

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

$1,017

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Coeur éclaté, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Coeur éclaté, 1986
54 x 14 x 14 cm
Sculpture

$5,384

César Baldaccini, Compression Schweppes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression Schweppes, 1990
6 x 3.5 x 3.7 cm
Sculpture

$10,769

César Baldaccini, Plaque Maillard, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Plaque Maillard, 1959
41 x 18.5 x 5 cm
Sculpture

$41,879

César Baldaccini, Poule clefs a pipe, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

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

100,000 - $ 250,000

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Pouce, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Pouce, 1989
42 x 22 x 17 cm
Sculpture

$32,905

César Baldaccini, Compression après la fête, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

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

$8,137

César Baldaccini, Compression d'orfèvrerie, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression d'orfèvrerie, 1984
33 x 15 x 15 cm
Sculpture

$63,417

César Baldaccini, Expansion à l'autoportrait, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

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

$21,538

César Baldaccini, Composition pour les JO, Print

César Baldaccini

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

$957

César Baldaccini, Le patineur, Print

César Baldaccini

Le patineur, 1992
72.5 x 56.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$1,197

César Baldaccini, Portrait de Marylin Monroe et César Compressions, Print

César Baldaccini

Portrait de Marylin Monroe et César Compressions, 1975
65 x 47 cm
Print

$1,735

César Baldaccini, Poule aux oreilles, Print

César Baldaccini

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

$2,034

César Baldaccini, Expansion, Print

César Baldaccini

Expansion, 1970
50 x 37.5 cm
Print

$718

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

$1,735

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

$11,965

César Baldaccini, Le coeur éclaté, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

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

$5,863

César Baldaccini, Arrachage, Fine Art Drawings

César Baldaccini

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

$7,778

César Baldaccini, Théière compressée, Print

César Baldaccini

Théière compressée, 1975
27 x 28 x 4 cm
Print

$5,384

César Baldaccini, Poulette gilles, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poulette gilles, 1998
19 x 15 x 13 cm
Sculpture

$23,931

César Baldaccini, Bepino, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Bepino, 1997
23.5 x 20.5 x 16.5 cm
Sculpture

$35,896

César Baldaccini, Insecte africain assis, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

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

$33,503

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso I, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso I, 1985
40 x 56 cm
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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, 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 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, 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, Insecte, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Insecte, 1955
12 x 37 x 13 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, Sans titre, Print

César Baldaccini

Sans titre, 1980
28 x 20.5 x 0.05 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Mao Zedong, Print

César Baldaccini

Mao Zedong, 1963
75 x 55 cm
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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, Compression de canettes de Coca-Cola, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de canettes de Coca-Cola, 1986
37 x 18 x 8 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Relief, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Relief, 1955
102.9 x 72.4 x 14 cm
Sculpture

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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, Lova Moor, Print

César Baldaccini

Lova Moor, 1970
45 x 57 cm
Print

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