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Jacques Villeglé

Jacques Villeglé

France • Born in: 1926

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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, L'européanisation du pop, Sculpture

Jacques Villeglé

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

€3,000

Jacques Villeglé, Star, Fine Art Drawings

Jacques Villeglé

Star, 2014 14.5 x 25 cm Fine Art Drawings

€1,450

Our recommendations Jacques Villeglé, Les Jeannes, Painting

Jacques Villeglé

Les Jeannes, 1998 65 x 81 x 2 cm Painting

€25,000

Our recommendations Jacques Villeglé, Oui 1958, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Oui 1958, 2017 56 x 76 x 1 cm Print

€1,400

Our recommendations Jacques Villeglé, Mathieu, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Mathieu, 1993 77 x 100 cm Print

€2,500

Our recommendations Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 4, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 4, 1987 80 x 120 cm Print

€1,300

Our recommendations Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 1996 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm Print

€400

Jacques Villeglé, Pax, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Pax, 2002 49.5 x 40 cm Print

€500

Our recommendations Jacques Villeglé, Sans _ noir, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans _ noir, 1989 70 x 50 cm Print

€900

Jacques Villeglé, Coffret Figure, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Coffret Figure, 2014 27.5 x 34.5 cm Print

€2,700

Jacques Villeglé, Quelle connerie la guerre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Quelle connerie la guerre, 1975 116.3 x 89 x 2 cm Print

€2,500

Jacques Villeglé, Belleville, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Belleville, 2020 53 x 40 cm Print

€420

Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 2014 70 x 50 cm Print

€400

Jacques Villeglé, Tout Prend Forme (blanc), Print

Jacques Villeglé

Tout Prend Forme (blanc), 2020 64 x 55 x 1 cm Print

€1,400

Jacques Villeglé, Tréméac, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Tréméac, 1995 35 x 26 cm Print

€600

Jacques Villeglé, Sans - Rose, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans - Rose, 1989 70 x 50 cm Print

€900

Jacques Villeglé, Europe, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Europe, 2019 52 x 64 x 1 cm Print

€1,400

Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 5, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 5, 1987 80 x 120 cm Print

€1,300

Jacques Villeglé, Alphabet Perec 1976, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet Perec 1976, 1996 76 x 56 x 0.2 cm Print

€500

Jacques Villeglé, L'hypermnésie, Print

Jacques Villeglé

L'hypermnésie, 1992 76 x 56 x 0.2 cm Print

€500

Jacques Villeglé, Sator, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sator, 1993 76 x 56 x 0.2 cm Print

€500

Jacques Villeglé, À la croisée des signes, Print

Jacques Villeglé

À la croisée des signes, 1992 50 x 65 x 0.2 cm Print

€500

Jacques Villeglé, Hobo, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Hobo, 2017 52.5 x 64 cm Print

€350

Jacques Villeglé, Les Ironistes, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Les Ironistes, 2018 56 x 76 x 1 cm Print

€1,400

Jacques Villeglé, Montparnasse 3, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 3, 1987 80 x 120 cm Print

€1,300

Jacques Villeglé, Anagrammatum, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Anagrammatum, 2020 40 x 30 cm Print

€200

Jacques Villeglé, Lithographie originale, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Lithographie originale, 1926 74 x 55 x 0.3 cm Print

€1,500

Jacques Villeglé, Sans-titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans-titre, 2004 23 x 11.2 cm Print

€300

Jacques Villeglé, Clean, Painting

Jacques Villeglé

Clean, 1997 81 x 67 x 2.5 cm Painting

€25,000

Jacques Villeglé, Affiche de l’exposition, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Affiche de l’exposition, 2003 30 x 42 x 1 cm Print

€200

Jacques Villeglé, Sans titre, Print

Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre, 2012 70 x 50 x 1 cm Print

€300

Jacques Villeglé, Lumière noire, Sculpture

Jacques Villeglé

Lumière noire, 2019 29.2 x 14.5 x 14.5 cm Sculpture

€9,500

Jacques Villeglé, Tout Prend Forme (bleu), Print

Jacques Villeglé

Tout Prend Forme (bleu), 2020 64 x 55 x 1 cm Print

€1,400

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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).

What is Jacques Villeglé’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Famous Collage Artists

When was Jacques Villeglé born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1926