Jean Tinguely is a Swiss sculptor and experimental artist, noted for his machinelike kinetic sculptures that destroyed themselves in the course of their operation. He was an avatar of the post-World War II Paris art scene and part of a generation that rejected a purely esthetic notion of art and used materials that were culled from and represented the urban or industrial world.

Also a painter, he drew and designed stage sets, and was best known for what some critics called kinetic sculptures, large projects that united radios, wheels, motors and welded girders into statements that sometimes mocked consumer society and on occasion destroyed themselves.

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All artworks of Jean Tinguely
Print, Sans titre, Jean Tinguely

Sans titre

Jean Tinguely

Print - 23 x 34.5 x 0.2 cm Print - 9.1 x 13.6 x 0.1 inch


Print, Mémoire de la Liberté, Jean Tinguely

Mémoire de la Liberté

Jean Tinguely

Print - 66 x 88 x 0.5 cm Print - 26 x 34.6 x 0.2 inch


Print, Composition pour les JO, Jean Tinguely

Composition pour les JO

Jean Tinguely

Print - 90 x 63 x 1 cm Print - 35.4 x 24.8 x 0.4 inch


Print, Fontaine Joe Syffert from Eight by Eight, Jean Tinguely

Fontaine Joe Syffert from Eight by Eight

Jean Tinguely

Print - 105 x 73 x 0.1 cm Print - 41.3 x 28.7 x 0 inch


Print, Essellier, Jean Tinguely


Jean Tinguely

Print - 50 x 65 cm Print - 19.7 x 25.6 inch


Painting, Como esta ?, Jean Tinguely

Como esta ?

Jean Tinguely

Painting - 31 x 23 x 0.2 cm Painting - 12.2 x 9.1 x 0.1 inch


Print, Hommage a la Tour Eiffel, Jean Tinguely

Hommage a la Tour Eiffel

Jean Tinguely

Print - 56 x 76 cm Print - 22 x 29.9 inch


Painting, À mon ami !, Jean Tinguely

À mon ami !

Jean Tinguely

Painting - 34 x 49 x 0.5 cm Painting - 13.4 x 19.3 x 0.2 inch


Print, Hannibal II, Jean Tinguely

Hannibal II

Jean Tinguely

Print - 40 x 60 x 0.3 cm Print - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch


Print, Chaos, Jean Tinguely


Jean Tinguely

Print - 48 x 66 cm Print - 18.9 x 26 inch


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What is Jean Tinguely’s artistic movement?
The artistic movements of the artists are: Surrealist Artists, Neo-Dada, Post-War Art
When was Jean Tinguely born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1925