Max Papart

Max Papart

France • Born in: 1911

Swathes of Color

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Max Papart's paintings and graphics are suffused with sunny humor and the bright colors of the French Riviera where he was born.

Working in the cubist style, he depicted circus scenes, flirting couples, soaring birds and similar cheerful subjects with flat, overlapping planes of contrasting colors and textures.

Max Papart is considered a master printmaker. He was born in Marseille, France and later moved to Paris where he learned the techniques of classic engraving. In 1960, he added to the classic processes the technique of etching with carborundum invented by his friend Henri Goetz. In following years Papart taught printmaking at the University of Paris VIII-Vincennes. He continued making his own plates and supervising the hand printing of his prints until he died in 1995.

One of the most intriguing intellectual concepts which Papart achieves is a "window" through which the viewer senses the past or future, or even another time or place. It has been said the Papart does not "paint," he "composes." His compositions come together in a symphony of line, shape and color. Papart always believed that each painting has its own meaning and needed no interpretation from him. His paintings, in his own words, "force the viewer to think, and it is for the viewer to respond to the art based on his own personal experiences."

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Les Poissons, Max Papart

Les Poissons

Max Papart

Painting - 24.8 x 29.9 x 0.4 inch

$9,968

Young Girl, c., Max Papart

Young Girl, c.

Max Papart

Sculpture - 20.1 x 15.7 x 4.5 inch

$12,183

Composition gravure en relief signée, Max Papart

Composition gravure en relief signée

Max Papart

Print - 29.9 x 22 x 0 inch

$554

Composition, Gravure en relief signée, Max Papart

Composition, Gravure en relief signée

Max Papart

Print - 29.9 x 22 x 0 inch

$554

Abstract Oval Composition With Birds and Other images, Max Papart

Abstract Oval Composition With Birds and Other images

Max Papart

Print - 30 x 21.5 x 1 inch

$3,500

Composition, Gravure en relief signée, Max Papart

Composition, Gravure en relief signée

Max Papart

Print - 22 x 29.9 x 0 inch

$443

Composition gravure en relief signée, Max Papart

Composition gravure en relief signée

Max Papart

Print - 29.9 x 22 x 0 inch

$498

Composition, Gravure en relief signée, Max Papart

Composition, Gravure en relief signée

Max Papart

Print - 29.9 x 22 x 0 inch

$498

La Dame nordique, Max Papart

La Dame nordique

Max Papart

Print - 29.9 x 20.9 x 0.4 inch

$543

Abstract oval composition, Max Papart

Abstract oval composition

Max Papart

Print - 30 x 21.5 x 1 inch

$4,000

Composition, gravure en relief signée, Max Papart

Composition, gravure en relief signée

Max Papart

Print - 29.5 x 20.9 inch

$443

Les chemins de la Lumière, Max Papart

Les chemins de la Lumière

Max Papart

Print - 29.7 x 22 x 0.1 inch

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Who is the artist?

Max Papart's paintings and graphics are suffused with sunny humor and the bright colors of the French Riviera where he was born.

Working in the cubist style, he depicted circus scenes, flirting couples, soaring birds and similar cheerful subjects with flat, overlapping planes of contrasting colors and textures.

Max Papart is considered a master printmaker. He was born in Marseille, France and later moved to Paris where he learned the techniques of classic engraving. In 1960, he added to the classic processes the technique of etching with carborundum invented by his friend Henri Goetz. In following years Papart taught printmaking at the University of Paris VIII-Vincennes. He continued making his own plates and supervising the hand printing of his prints until he died in 1995.

One of the most intriguing intellectual concepts which Papart achieves is a "window" through which the viewer senses the past or future, or even another time or place. It has been said the Papart does not "paint," he "composes." His compositions come together in a symphony of line, shape and color. Papart always believed that each painting has its own meaning and needed no interpretation from him. His paintings, in his own words, "force the viewer to think, and it is for the viewer to respond to the art based on his own personal experiences."

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What is Max Papart’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Swathes of Color

When was Max Papart born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1911