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Starting in 1945, Bernard Quentin established a unique connection between writing and visual art and his work is an illustration of this connection.

Dali recognized his originality and described him as a pioneer of cybernetic art and electronic writing. Monumental automatic inscriptions of architectural proportions inspire his practice. All forms of writing can be found in his work: hieroglyphs, pictograms, inscriptions, and graffiti.

Everything that is connected to writing interests and attracts him, and his totem-writings witness the accomplishments of his original practice.

He is also famous, starting in the '60s, when he takes distance from painting, for his environmental interventions and the inflatable structures he produces in cities like New York or Paris. His artworks are situated along the roads or float in the air. He is a landscape architect, a designer and he deciphers the codes of his time and of the cultural environment in which he lives.

Bernard Quentin was a part of the movement against art as a commodity and dedicated his practice to the environment for a while. In 1976, he went back to monumental scriptura1 and the “street poems" and “pbject poems" take an essential place in his practice. In 1977 he produced, with a dozen of artists like Soto, Restany or Messagier, the '1'Art' project. In March 2007, the Musée de la Poste dedicated him a retrospective, an exhibition that retraced his whole artistic career.


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All artworks of Bernard Quentin
Design, Molécul’air blanc, Bernard Quentin

Molécul’air blanc

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 59.1 x 44.1 inch

$904

Print, Rue Poème, Bernard Quentin

Rue Poème

Bernard Quentin

Print - 41.7 x 14.6 inch

$565

Fine Art Drawings, Homo (Séries des mutants), Bernard Quentin

Homo (Séries des mutants)

Bernard Quentin

Fine Art Drawings - 25.6 x 19.3 x 0.2 inch

$4,519

Painting, Foule Ref BDNW11623, Bernard Quentin

Foule Ref BDNW11623

Bernard Quentin

Painting - 9.8 x 12.6 inch

$1,412

Sculpture, ART CUBE, Bernard Quentin

ART CUBE

Bernard Quentin

Sculpture - 7.9 x 7.9 x 7.9 inch

$2,825

Design, Fauteuil Molécul’air Transparent, Bernard Quentin

Fauteuil Molécul’air Transparent

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 59.1 x 44.1 inch

$904

Design, Fauteuil Molécul’air Orange, Bernard Quentin

Fauteuil Molécul’air Orange

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 59.1 x 44.1 inch

$904

Print, Top, Bernard Quentin

Top

Bernard Quentin

Print - 28 x 43.3 inch

$2,034

Fine Art Drawings, J'aime courir le matin, Bernard Quentin

J'aime courir le matin

Bernard Quentin

Fine Art Drawings - 21.3 x 27.8 x 0.4 inch

$3,390

Painting, Foule Ref BDNW11624, Bernard Quentin

Foule Ref BDNW11624

Bernard Quentin

Painting - 11.8 x 15.7 inch

$1,412

Fine Art Drawings, Ceruléum Ref BDNW11625, Bernard Quentin

Ceruléum Ref BDNW11625

Bernard Quentin

Fine Art Drawings - 11.4 x 19.7 inch

$1,412

Fine Art Drawings, Personnage Ref BDNW11622, Bernard Quentin

Personnage Ref BDNW11622

Bernard Quentin

Fine Art Drawings - 12.6 x 15.7 inch

$2,260

Design, Fauteuil Molécul’air Silver, Bernard Quentin

Fauteuil Molécul’air Silver

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 59.1 x 44.1 inch

$904

Design, Fauteuil Molécul’air Gold, Bernard Quentin

Fauteuil Molécul’air Gold

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 59.1 x 44.1 inch

$904

Sculpture, Terre - Silver, Bernard Quentin

Terre - Silver

Bernard Quentin

Sculpture - 3.1 x 3.1 x 3.1 inch

$316

Design, Fauteuil Croissant Silver, Bernard Quentin

Fauteuil Croissant Silver

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 39.4 x 11.8 inch

$452

Design, Fauteuil Croissant Orange, Bernard Quentin

Fauteuil Croissant Orange

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 39.4 x 11.8 inch

$452

Design, Fauteuil Croissant Gold, Bernard Quentin

Fauteuil Croissant Gold

Bernard Quentin

Design - 23.6 x 39.4 x 11.8 inch

$452

Sculpture, Terre - Gold, Bernard Quentin

Terre - Gold

Bernard Quentin

Sculpture - 3.1 x 3.1 x 3.1 inch

$316

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Who is the artist?

Starting in 1945, Bernard Quentin established a unique connection between writing and visual art and his work is an illustration of this connection.

Dali recognized his originality and described him as a pioneer of cybernetic art and electronic writing. Monumental automatic inscriptions of architectural proportions inspire his practice. All forms of writing can be found in his work: hieroglyphs, pictograms, inscriptions, and graffiti.

Everything that is connected to writing interests and attracts him, and his totem-writings witness the accomplishments of his original practice.

He is also famous, starting in the '60s, when he takes distance from painting, for his environmental interventions and the inflatable structures he produces in cities like New York or Paris. His artworks are situated along the roads or float in the air. He is a landscape architect, a designer and he deciphers the codes of his time and of the cultural environment in which he lives.

Bernard Quentin was a part of the movement against art as a commodity and dedicated his practice to the environment for a while. In 1976, he went back to monumental scriptura1 and the “street poems" and “pbject poems" take an essential place in his practice. In 1977 he produced, with a dozen of artists like Soto, Restany or Messagier, the '1'Art' project. In March 2007, the Musée de la Poste dedicated him a retrospective, an exhibition that retraced his whole artistic career.

What is Bernard Quentin’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Colorful pop sculptors

When was Bernard Quentin born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1923