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James Coignard is a painter, ceramic artist, sculptor and writer born in 1925 in Tours. He worked in the administration for 4 years. At the age of 23 he discovered the landscapes of the Cote d'Azur, and that helped him take the decision to study at the Decorative Arts School in Nice.

His meeting with Paul Hervieu in 1950 has been a turning point in his career. His collaboration with the Hervieu Gallery helped him become well known in the French artistic community and abroad, particularly in the Scandinavian countries.

At the beginning of his career, critics considered him to be a member the Paris School and his painting and ceramic pieces were very appreciated.

In the early 60s he began to work with glass. In 1986, his friend Henri Goetz discovered a new engraving technique that used carborundum, and this marked an evolution in his technique.

This is how engraving became a central aspect of his practice. At the same time, his career started to take an international dimension. He was travelling a lot, especially in Sweden and the United States where he lived for a few years.

In 1978 James Coignard started a steady collaboration with the Pasnic engraving workshop. In the 80s, he lived between Paris and the Côte d?Azur and took an interest in artists' books and publishing issues. He had numerous shows all over the world and became recognized as one of the greatest painters-engravers of his time.

Until his death, in 2008, he continued to produce paintings, sculptures and prints; he produced numerous pieces and left behind an immense body of work.
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Print, Deux bleus sur noir, James Coignard

Deux bleus sur noir

James Coignard

Print - 38 x 28 cm

$621

Painting, Deux bleus III, James Coignard

Deux bleus III

James Coignard

Painting - 97 x 81 x 3 cm

$25,986

Sculpture, Arlequin bleu, James Coignard

Arlequin bleu

James Coignard

Sculpture - 50 x 16 x 6 cm

$5,197

Print, Les Jumeaux de Virginie, James Coignard

Les Jumeaux de Virginie

James Coignard

Print - 68 x 50 x 1 cm

$4,519

Print, Mannequin bleu, James Coignard

Mannequin bleu

James Coignard

Print - 71 x 54 x 0.3 cm

$904

Print, Manquin bleu, James Coignard

Manquin bleu

James Coignard

Print - 76 x 56 cm

$1,243

Print, Une buveuse, James Coignard

Une buveuse

James Coignard

Print - 76 x 56 cm

$1,243

Print, La ligne verte, James Coignard

La ligne verte

James Coignard

Print - 76 x 56 cm

$1,243

Print, Perturbation en O , James Coignard

Perturbation en O

James Coignard

Print - 80 x 120 cm

$2,260

Print, Paysage rouge, James Coignard

Paysage rouge

James Coignard

Print - 38 x 56 cm

$734

Print, Composition, James Coignard

Composition

James Coignard

Print - 23.5 x 14 x 0.2 cm

$1,017

Print, Personnage, James Coignard

Personnage

James Coignard

Print - 40 x 32 x 0.2 cm

$678

Print, Zone de silence, James Coignard

Zone de silence

James Coignard

Print - 67 x 51 x 0.3 cm

$1,130

Print, Blue, James Coignard

Blue

James Coignard

Print - 75 x 56.5 x 1 cm

$1,921

Print, S-AB, James Coignard

S-AB

James Coignard

Print - 28 x 38 x 1 cm

$791

Print, Carré Rouge, James Coignard

Carré Rouge

James Coignard

Print - 38 x 28 x 1 cm

$791

Print, Lettres, James Coignard

Lettres

James Coignard

Print - 75 x 56 cm

$621

Print, Lettres, James Coignard

Lettres

James Coignard

Print - 76 x 56 cm

$621

Print, Carnet de voyage V, James Coignard

Carnet de voyage V

James Coignard

Print - 33 x 25.5 cm

$452

Print, Carnet de voyage IV, James Coignard

Carnet de voyage IV

James Coignard

Print - 33 x 25.5 cm

$452

Print, Carnet de voyage VII, James Coignard

Carnet de voyage VII

James Coignard

Print - 33 x 25.5 cm

$452

Print, Carnet de voyage VI, James Coignard

Carnet de voyage VI

James Coignard

Print - 33 x 25.5 cm

$452

Print, Carnet de voyage III, James Coignard

Carnet de voyage III

James Coignard

Print - 33 x 25.5 cm

$452

Print, Carnet de voyage II, James Coignard

Carnet de voyage II

James Coignard

Print - 33 x 25.5 cm

$452

Print, Carnet de Voyage I, James Coignard

Carnet de Voyage I

James Coignard

Print - 33 x 25.5 cm

$452

Painting, Abscence, James Coignard

Abscence

James Coignard

Painting - 65 x 90 x 3 cm

$16,383

Print, Le triangle bleu, James Coignard

Le triangle bleu

James Coignard

Print - 49 x 36 x 0.2 cm

$791

Print, Visage noir au carré bleu, James Coignard

Visage noir au carré bleu

James Coignard

Print - 24 x 20 x 0.3 cm

$395

Print, Cerveau, James Coignard

Cerveau

James Coignard

Print - 56 x 44 x 1 cm

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Print, Les Demoiselles de Vertu, James Coignard

Les Demoiselles de Vertu

James Coignard

Print - 53 x 66 x 0.2 cm

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Print, Sans-Titre, James Coignard

Sans-Titre

James Coignard

Print - 49 x 40 cm

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Painting, Recherche d'aménagement, James Coignard

Recherche d'aménagement

James Coignard

Painting - 140 x 114 x 3 cm

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Who is the artist?

James Coignard is a painter, ceramic artist, sculptor and writer born in 1925 in Tours. He worked in the administration for 4 years. At the age of 23 he discovered the landscapes of the Cote d'Azur, and that helped him take the decision to study at the Decorative Arts School in Nice.His meeting with Paul Hervieu in 1950 has been a turning point in his career. His collaboration with the Hervieu Gallery helped him become well known in the French artistic community and abroad, particularly in the Scandinavian countries.At the beginning of his career, critics considered him to be a member the Paris School and his painting and ceramic pieces were very appreciated.In the early 60s he began to work with glass. In 1986, his friend Henri Goetz discovered a new engraving technique that used carborundum, and this marked an evolution in his technique.This is how engraving became a central aspect of his practice. At the same time, his career started to take an international dimension. He was travelling a lot, especially in Sweden and the United States where he lived for a few years.In 1978 James Coignard started a steady collaboration with the Pasnic engraving workshop. In the 80s, he lived between Paris and the Côte d?Azur and took an interest in artists' books and publishing issues. He had numerous shows all over the world and became recognized as one of the greatest painters-engravers of his time.Until his death, in 2008, he continued to produce paintings, sculptures and prints; he produced numerous pieces and left behind an immense body of work.

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What is James Coignard’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Rothko-Style Artists

When was James Coignard born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1925