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Jacques Villeglé, (Jacques Mahé de la Villegle) was born in Quimper on March 27, 1926. He was 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 called himself an "affichiste" and starts talking about the “guerrilla of signs". He kept "the journal of the street world ". He collected, kept track and showed his ripped posters, a "reflection of the dominant culture". He wanted 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 collected pieces of posters, and their first poster, "Ach Alma Manétro", was 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 wrote a piece about lacerated posters entitled "Collective Realities". It is the prefiguration of the New Realism manifesto. In 1959 he created Lacéré anonyme. Staring in 1969, he imagined a "socio-political alphabet" as a tribute to Serge Tchakhotine.

In 2007, the artist started making sculptures using traditional techniques (bronze, glass) as well as industrial techniques (Corten steel, polished stainless steel, cast iron). He passed away in 2022.


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Print, ST, Jacques Villeglé

ST

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 56 x 38.3 x 0.5 cm

$791

Painting, Clean, Jacques Villeglé

Clean

Jacques Villeglé

Painting - 81 x 67 x 2.5 cm

$28,246

Fine Art Drawings, Dragon, Jacques Villeglé

Dragon

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 25 cm

$1,751

Sculpture, Lumière noire, Jacques Villeglé

Lumière noire

Jacques Villeglé

Sculpture - 29.2 x 14.5 x 14.5 cm

$10,734

Print, Sans titre Nantes, Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre Nantes

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 64 x 45 cm

$1,695

Print, ST, Jacques Villeglé

ST

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 56 x 38.3 x 0.1 cm

$791

Print, ST, Jacques Villeglé

ST

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 56 x 38.3 x 0.1 cm

$791

Print, ST, Jacques Villeglé

ST

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 56 x 38.3 x 0.1 cm

$791

Print, ST, Jacques Villeglé

ST

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 56 x 38.3 x 0.1 cm

$791

Print, Les murs ont des oreilles, Jacques Villeglé

Les murs ont des oreilles

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm

$1,582

Print, Décentralisation n°7, Jacques Villeglé

Décentralisation n°7

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 50 x 66 x 0.5 cm

$1,469

Print, La Spirale Singulière, Jacques Villeglé

La Spirale Singulière

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 66 x 50 x 0.1 cm

$904

Print, Alphabet Sociopolitique, Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet Sociopolitique

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 76 x 56 cm

$520

Print, Les Astres sont de même loi..., Jacques Villeglé

Les Astres sont de même loi...

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 66 x 50 x 0.1 cm

$904

Print, Rue Gérard Deschamps, Issoudun, Jacques Villeglé

Rue Gérard Deschamps, Issoudun

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 76 x 56 cm

$565

Print, Montparnasse 4, Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 4

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 120 cm

$1,356

Painting, Les Jeannes, Jacques Villeglé

Les Jeannes

Jacques Villeglé

Painting - 65 x 81 x 2 cm

$28,246

Print, Montparnasse 3, Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 3

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 120 cm

$1,356

Print, Mathieu, Jacques Villeglé

Mathieu

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 77 x 100 cm

$3,248

Print, Tréméac, Jacques Villeglé

Tréméac

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 35 x 26 cm

$904

Print, Europe, Jacques Villeglé

Europe

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 52 x 64 x 1 cm

$1,582

Print, Les Ironistes, Jacques Villeglé

Les Ironistes

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 56 x 76 x 1 cm

$1,582

Print, Montparnasse 2, Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 2

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 120 cm

$1,356

Print, Montparnasse 5, Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 5

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 120 cm

$1,356

Painting, Rue de La Reynie, octobre 1975, Jacques Villeglé

Rue de La Reynie, octobre 1975

Jacques Villeglé

Painting - 68 x 48 cm

$19,772

Print, Graffiti pochoir même combat, Jacques Villeglé

Graffiti pochoir même combat

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 30 x 40 cm

$226

Print, Tout Prend Forme (noir et blanc), Jacques Villeglé

Tout Prend Forme (noir et blanc)

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 64 x 55 x 1 cm

$1,582

Print, Tout Prend Forme (blanc), Jacques Villeglé

Tout Prend Forme (blanc)

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 64 x 55 x 1 cm

$1,582

Print, Figure "Tuileries 2010", Jacques Villeglé

Figure "Tuileries 2010"

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 32 x 40 cm

$734

Print, Alphabet Sociopolitique, Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet Sociopolitique

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 60 cm

$395

Print, ANGE ou DÉMON - Route de Vaugirard - Bas Meudon ( Mars 1991), Jacques Villeglé

ANGE ou DÉMON - Route de Vaugirard - Bas Meudon ( Mars 1991)

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 60 cm

$1,073

Print, Alphabet Sociopolitique, Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet Sociopolitique

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 60 cm

$395

Print, Affiche de l’exposition, Jacques Villeglé

Affiche de l’exposition

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 30 x 42 x 1 cm

$226

Print, Belleville, Jacques Villeglé

Belleville

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 53 x 40 cm

$475

Sculpture, Saint-Malo, là où tout a commencé..., Jacques Villeglé

Saint-Malo, là où tout a commencé...

Jacques Villeglé

Sculpture - 33 x 33 x 13 cm

$24,857

Print, Lithographie originale, Jacques Villeglé

Lithographie originale

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 74 x 55 x 0.3 cm

$1,808

Print, Les murs ont la parole, Jacques Villeglé

Les murs ont la parole

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 64 x 52.5 cm

$395

Sculpture, L'européanisation du pop, Jacques Villeglé

L'européanisation du pop

Jacques Villeglé

Sculpture - 40 x 20.7 x 20 cm

$5,084

Print, Démiurge et artiste, Jacques Villeglé

Démiurge et artiste

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 20 x 14 cm

$107

Sculpture, Yes, Jacques Villeglé

Yes

Jacques Villeglé

Sculpture - 55 x 111 x 9 cm

$39,545

Print, La rue de Gravilliers, Jacques Villeglé

La rue de Gravilliers

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 59 cm

$1,243

Print, Tout Prend Forme (bleu), Jacques Villeglé

Tout Prend Forme (bleu)

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 64 x 55 x 1 cm

$1,582

Print, Montparnasse 1, Jacques Villeglé

Montparnasse 1

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 80 x 120 cm

$1,356

Print, Sans _ noir, Jacques Villeglé

Sans _ noir

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 70 x 50 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Une chose très singulière, Jacques Villeglé

Une chose très singulière

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 14.8 cm

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Print, Sans - Rose, Jacques Villeglé

Sans - Rose

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 70 x 50 cm

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Print, Sans titre, Jacques Villeglé

Sans titre

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm

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Print, Sans-titre, Jacques Villeglé

Sans-titre

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 23 x 11.2 cm

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Print, La Spirale Singulière, Jacques Villeglé

La Spirale Singulière

Jacques Villeglé

Print - 75 x 75 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Sans-titre, Jacques Villeglé

Sans-titre

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 18 x 11 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Européanisation du Pop américain, Jacques Villeglé

Européanisation du Pop américain

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 15 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Yes, Jacques Villeglé

Yes

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 25 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Alphabet, Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 15 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Civilta, Jacques Villeglé

Civilta

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 14.8 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Généalogie, Jacques Villeglé

Généalogie

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 14.8 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Européanisation, Jacques Villeglé

Européanisation

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 15 cm

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Fine Art Drawings, Alphabet-Profil, Jacques Villeglé

Alphabet-Profil

Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 15 cm

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Who is the artist?

Jacques Villeglé, (Jacques Mahé de la Villegle) was born in Quimper on March 27, 1926. He was 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 called himself an "affichiste" and starts talking about the “guerrilla of signs". He kept "the journal of the street world ". He collected, kept track and showed his ripped posters, a "reflection of the dominant culture". He wanted 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 collected pieces of posters, and their first poster, "Ach Alma Manétro", was 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 wrote a piece about lacerated posters entitled "Collective Realities". It is the prefiguration of the New Realism manifesto. In 1959 he created Lacéré anonyme. Staring in 1969, he imagined a "socio-political alphabet" as a tribute to Serge Tchakhotine.

In 2007, the artist started making sculptures using traditional techniques (bronze, glass) as well as industrial techniques (Corten steel, polished stainless steel, cast iron). He passed away in 2022.

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What is Jacques Villeglé’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Famous Collage Artists, Newspaper Collage, Post-War Art

When was Jacques Villeglé born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1926