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César Baldaccini

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César, whose full name was César Baldaccini, was born in Marseille in 1921.

After his studies at the Marseille academy from 1935 to 1939 and at the Paris academy from 1943 to 1947, César met Picasso and Germaine Richier in Paris, and lived in the same house as Alberto Giacometti, all of whom influenced his early artwork greatly.

During this time César produced his first sculptures made from iron and gypsum. From 1956 César soldered pieces of scrap together to form figurative and semi-abstract sculptures.

Under the influence of Nouveau Réalisme, he produced the famous "Compressions dirigées" from 1960, for which César compressed car chassis and metal objects in a metal press. Pop Art also left its marks on the oeuvre of the French sculptor and object artist, namely in his colored plastic objects formed as ironic object fetishes.

César died on June 12, 1998 in Paris.

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Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Petites plaques (Compression), Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Petites plaques (Compression), 1970
36 x 21 x 6 cm
Sculpture

$52,747

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, Print

César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, 1989
76 x 59 cm
Print

$931

César Baldaccini, Compression d'orfèvrerie, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression d'orfèvrerie, 1984
33 x 15 x 15 cm
Sculpture

$65,779

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Compression après la fête, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression après la fête, 1974
5.6 x 1.9 x 2 cm
Sculpture

$8,440

César Baldaccini, Compression Schweppes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression Schweppes, 1990
6 x 3.5 x 3.7 cm
Sculpture

$11,170

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, Print

César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, 1998
76 x 59 cm
Print

$931

César Baldaccini, Plaque Maillard, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Plaque Maillard, 1959
41 x 18.5 x 5 cm
Sculpture

$43,439

César Baldaccini, Expansion au pot à lait, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Expansion au pot à lait, 1989
14 x 36 x 24.5 cm
Sculpture

$10,549

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

$1,055

César Baldaccini, Pouce, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Pouce, 1989
42 x 22 x 17 cm
Sculpture

$34,131

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso I, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso I, 1985
40 x 56 cm
Print

$683

César Baldaccini, Expansion à l'autoportrait, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Expansion à l'autoportrait, 1994
13 x 33 x 19 cm
Sculpture

$22,340

César Baldaccini, Le livre des livres I, Print

César Baldaccini

Le livre des livres I, 1974
49.5 x 35.5 x 5 cm
Print

$12,411

César Baldaccini, Composition pour les JO, Print

César Baldaccini

Composition pour les JO, 1992
90 x 63 x 1 cm
Print

$993

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Cœur éclaté, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Cœur éclaté, 1986
53 x 14 x 14 cm
Sculpture

$6,206

César Baldaccini, César centaure, hommage à Picasso, Print

César Baldaccini

César centaure, hommage à Picasso, 1985
76.5 x 57.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$1,800

César Baldaccini, Poulette gilles, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poulette gilles, 1998
19 x 15 x 13 cm
Sculpture

$24,822

César Baldaccini, Bepino, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Bepino, 1997
23.5 x 20.5 x 16.5 cm
Sculpture

$37,233

César Baldaccini, Insecte africain assis, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Insecte africain assis, 1982
35 x 17 x 23.5 cm
Sculpture

$34,751

César Baldaccini, Compression de cartes postales anciennes, Print

César Baldaccini

Compression de cartes postales anciennes, 1979
92 x 72 cm
Print

$2,234

César Baldaccini, Poule clefs a pipe, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poule clefs a pipe, 1997
66 x 54 x 26 cm
Sculpture

100,000 - $ 250,000

César Baldaccini, Expansion, Print

César Baldaccini

Expansion, 1970
50 x 37.5 cm
Print

$745

César Baldaccini, 1972 CESAR PORTRAIT COMPRESSIONS, Print

César Baldaccini

1972 CESAR PORTRAIT COMPRESSIONS, 1972
70 x 48 x 0.5 cm
Print

$1,227 $1,980

César Baldaccini, Le patineur, Print

César Baldaccini

Le patineur, 1992
72.5 x 56.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$1,241

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Morandi, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Morandi, 1998
75 x 100 x 4 cm
Print

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Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Compression de canettes de Coca-Cola, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de canettes de Coca-Cola, 1986
37 x 18 x 8 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Relief, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Relief, 1955
102.9 x 72.4 x 14 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression portable, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression portable, 1970
3.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Compression de canettes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de canettes, 1989
31.5 x 15 x 15 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Insecte, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Insecte, 1955
12 x 37 x 13 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Cafetière, Print

César Baldaccini

Cafetière, 1970
54 x 39 x 1 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Sans titre, Print

César Baldaccini

Sans titre, 1980
28 x 20.5 x 0.05 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Compression de cannettes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de cannettes, 1989
39.5 x 19.5 x 6 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Mao Zedong, Print

César Baldaccini

Mao Zedong, 1963
75 x 55 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, La Poule, Print

César Baldaccini

La Poule, 1978
40 x 30 cm
Print

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Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Lova Moor, Print

César Baldaccini

Lova Moor, 1970
45 x 57 cm
Print

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