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One of the prominent exponents of the Ecole de Nice and considered to be the only real French pop artist along with Martial Raysse. He was born in Nice on September 15, 1938. He attended the school of decorative arts in the city, where he met the same Raysse. In 1958 with the latter and Albert Chubac, he was part of a collective exhibition the "Laboratoire 32", at the gallery of Ben Vautier.

In the 1960s, Gilli collaborated with the creation of the Nouveau Réalisme movement as one of the most active exponents. In recent years, he has developed the first set of relief panels, made of carved wood (with the blessing of Arman, giving him an electric saw) and dominated by blue color.

His dedication to art is such that in the New Year's Eve of 1962, he burned almost everything he had produced so far. In the following years, even under the influence of American Pop Art, his subjects abandoned the frame, with the first "collate”, a middleway between sculpture and painting. His constant search will lead him to experiment at first with the abandonment of color, with "phantom" plates made of transparent plexiglass, and finally the use of snail shells for the creation of sculptures.

He died in June 2015: his work is set to become a variegated artistic work, emerges from the figure of an artist who, in the historical context of Nouveau Réalisme and Pop Art, maintains his authenticity in Nice.
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All artworks of Claude Gilli
Print, Bleu, Claude Gilli

Bleu

Claude Gilli

Print - 21.7 x 29.5 inch

$520

Design, Table - Paysage dans un nuage, Claude Gilli

Table - Paysage dans un nuage

Claude Gilli

Design - 27.6 x 23.6 x 25.6 inch

$10,169

Painting, L'amour vache, Claude Gilli

L'amour vache

Claude Gilli

Painting - 29.5 x 19.7 x 2.4 inch

$13,558

Sculpture, Nice 1990 (Ed. 2019), Claude Gilli

Nice 1990 (Ed. 2019)

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 6.3 x 5.1 x 1.2 inch

$452

Painting, L'amour à l'eau de rose, Claude Gilli

L'amour à l'eau de rose

Claude Gilli

Painting - 29.5 x 19.7 x 2.4 inch

$13,558

Sculpture, Bleu, Claude Gilli

Bleu

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 51.2 x 33.5 x 7.9 inch

$13,558

Painting, L'amour décapant, Claude Gilli

L'amour décapant

Claude Gilli

Painting - 29.5 x 19.7 x 2.4 inch

$13,558

Sculpture, L’amour fou, Claude Gilli

L’amour fou

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 6.3 x 4.3 x 1.6 inch

$452

Sculpture, Paysage, Claude Gilli

Paysage

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 31.9 x 25.6 x 3.9 inch

$6,553

Painting, L'amour du jeu, Claude Gilli

L'amour du jeu

Claude Gilli

Painting - 29.5 x 19.7 x 2.4 inch

$13,558

Sculpture, Paysage, Claude Gilli

Paysage

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 19.7 x 16.9 x 3.9 inch

$6,327

Sculpture, Tetons, Claude Gilli

Tetons

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 38.6 x 38.6 x 5.5 inch

$31,636

Design, Table La Plage, Claude Gilli

Table La Plage

Claude Gilli

Design - 13.4 x 26 x 17.3 inch

$10,169

Sculpture, Bordel, Claude Gilli

Bordel

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 22 x 18.9 x 8.7 inch

$13,558

Sculpture, Arbre jaune, Claude Gilli

Arbre jaune

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 16.9 x 15.7 x 9.8 inch

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Sculpture, L'amour fou, Claude Gilli

L'amour fou

Claude Gilli

Sculpture - 29.5 x 19.7 x 2.4 inch

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Who is the artist?

One of the prominent exponents of the Ecole de Nice and considered to be the only real French pop artist along with Martial Raysse. He was born in Nice on September 15, 1938. He attended the school of decorative arts in the city, where he met the same Raysse. In 1958 with the latter and Albert Chubac, he was part of a collective exhibition the "Laboratoire 32", at the gallery of Ben Vautier.In the 1960s, Gilli collaborated with the creation of the Nouveau Réalisme movement as one of the most active exponents. In recent years, he has developed the first set of relief panels, made of carved wood (with the blessing of Arman, giving him an electric saw) and dominated by blue color.His dedication to art is such that in the New Year's Eve of 1962, he burned almost everything he had produced so far. In the following years, even under the influence of American Pop Art, his subjects abandoned the frame, with the first "collate”, a middleway between sculpture and painting. His constant search will lead him to experiment at first with the abandonment of color, with "phantom" plates made of transparent plexiglass, and finally the use of snail shells for the creation of sculptures.He died in June 2015: his work is set to become a variegated artistic work, emerges from the figure of an artist who, in the historical context of Nouveau Réalisme and Pop Art, maintains his authenticity in Nice.

What is Claude Gilli’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Colorful pop sculptors

When was Claude Gilli born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1938