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Arman, whose real name is Armand Pierre Fernandez, was born on November 17, 1928 in Nice. Son of an antiques dealer and art lover, he was introduced to art and music , which will greatly influence his career. At the age of ten, he began painting. He continued his studies at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Nice, where he met Yves Klein, then at the École du Louvre in Paris, specializing in archeology and Asian art.


In the early 1950s, Arman began his career as a painter , signing his first works with his full name before adopting the pseudonym Arman in homage to Van Gogh. In the 1950s, he gradually turned away from painting to explore other mediums. In 1960, he co-founded the New Realists movement with Yves Klein , César , Pierre Restany, and others, advocating the use of everyday objects in art.


In 1959, Arman created his first "accumulations", sculptures composed of numerous identical objects cast in plexiglas. These works highlight overconsumption and the ephemeral nature of products in a society of abundance. At the same time, he developed his "angers" and "combustions" from 1962, where he destroyed objects to reconstruct them in an artistic way, thus exploring destruction as much as accumulation.


Arman settled in  New York in 1961, where he had his first exhibition. Despite his installation in the United States, he continues to return regularly to Europe to exhibit his works. His monumental sculptures occupy public spaces in nearly a hundred cities around the world, such as "Long Term Parking" in France and "L'Heure de tous" in Paris. A retrospective of his work was organized at the Center Pompidou in 2010, among other major international exhibitions.


Arman became an American citizen in 1973. He received the Legion of Honor in 1989 and continued to influence the art world until his death on October 22, 2005 in New York. His work, which also includes engravings and lithographs , is present in the collections of many prestigious museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Center Pompidou. His works continue to inspire and provoke reflections on consumption and the status of objects in modern society.



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Print, Contre l'apartheid, Arman

Contre l'apartheid

Arman

Print - 85 x 60 x 0.2 cm Print - 33.5 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch

$681

Fine Art Drawings, Violin 4, Arman

Violin 4

Arman

Fine Art Drawings - 25.4 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 10 x 8 x 0.5 inch

$1,500

Sculpture, Accumulation of Violins, Arman

Accumulation of Violins

Arman

Sculpture - 33 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm Sculpture - 13 x 6 x 6 inch

$7,500

Design, Les cadres éclatés (Série de 6 assiettes), Arman

Les cadres éclatés (Série de 6 assiettes)

Arman

Design - 55 x 82.5 x 12 cm Design - 21.7 x 32.5 x 4.7 inch

$1,362

Painting, Trio à cordes I., Arman

Trio à cordes I.

Arman

Painting - 200 x 150 cm Painting - 78.7 x 59.1 inch

$31,210

Print, New Year's Card, Arman

New Year's Card

Arman

Print - 27.9 x 20.3 x 2.5 cm Print - 11 x 8 x 1 inch

$1,650

Print, Résister colère, Arman

Résister colère

Arman

Print - 75.5 x 56.5 cm Print - 29.7 x 22.2 inch

$908 $817

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Empreinted De Violins Et Pinceaux, Arman

Empreinted De Violins Et Pinceaux

Arman

Print - 73.7 x 55.9 x 1.3 cm Print - 29 x 22 x 0.5 inch

$1,500

Print, Hommage au violon, Arman

Hommage au violon

Arman

Print - 57 x 38 cm Print - 22.4 x 15 inch

$1,419

Print, Music with a Flair, Arman

Music with a Flair

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 x 1.3 cm Print - 30 x 22 x 0.5 inch

$1,500

Print, Homage to Vivaldi, Arman

Homage to Vivaldi

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 x 1.3 cm Print - 30 x 22 x 0.5 inch

$1,500

Print, Folk Song, Arman

Folk Song

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 x 1.3 cm Print - 30 x 22 x 0.5 inch

$1,500

Sculpture, Tools of persuasion, Arman

Tools of persuasion

Arman

Sculpture - 64 x 39 x 22.5 cm Sculpture - 25.2 x 15.4 x 8.9 inch

$43,127

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Print, Spells & Gris-Gris, Arman

Spells & Gris-Gris

Arman

Print - 33 x 24 cm Print - 13 x 9.4 inch

$261

Sculpture, Paintbrushes VI, Arman

Paintbrushes VI

Arman

Sculpture - 68.6 x 30.5 x 6.4 cm Sculpture - 27 x 12 x 2.5 inch

$9,500

Sculpture, Paintbrushes II, Arman

Paintbrushes II

Arman

Sculpture - 68.6 x 30.5 x 6.4 cm Sculpture - 27 x 12 x 2.5 inch

$9,500

Sculpture, Paintbrushes I, Arman

Paintbrushes I

Arman

Sculpture - 68.6 x 30.5 x 6.4 cm Sculpture - 27 x 12 x 2.5 inch

$9,500

Print, "Les Unites Plenieres" Portfolio, Arman

"Les Unites Plenieres" Portfolio

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 x 1.3 cm Print - 30 x 22 x 0.5 inch

$6,000

Print, Violin Scrolls, Arman

Violin Scrolls

Arman

Print - 73.7 x 55.9 x 1.3 cm Print - 29 x 22 x 0.5 inch

$750

Print, Colère de violon, Arman

Colère de violon

Arman

Print - 50 x 50 x 0.5 cm Print - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch

$1,135

Print, Embedded Violins, Arman

Embedded Violins

Arman

Print - 152.4 x 101.6 x 2.5 cm Print - 60 x 40 x 1 inch

$7,500

Sculpture, Waiting to Exhale, Arman

Waiting to Exhale

Arman

Sculpture - 40.6 x 22.9 x 7 cm Sculpture - 16 x 9 x 2.75 inch

$9,500

Print, Rien ne bat plus!, Arman

Rien ne bat plus!

Arman

Print - 56 x 42.5 x 0.2 cm Print - 22 x 16.7 x 0.1 inch

$431

Print, Inside Story, Arman

Inside Story

Arman

Print - 56 x 42.5 x 0.2 cm Print - 22 x 16.7 x 0.1 inch

$431

Sculpture, Cavaquinho, Arman

Cavaquinho

Arman

Sculpture - 97 x 76 x 7 cm Sculpture - 38.2 x 29.9 x 2.8 inch

$7,774

Sculpture, Violon grand archet, Arman

Violon grand archet

Arman

Sculpture - 73 x 30 x 12 cm Sculpture - 28.7 x 11.8 x 4.7 inch

$14,186

Print, Melody for Strings 1, Arman

Melody for Strings 1

Arman

Print - 100 x 70 cm Print - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

$1,305

Print, Diabelli Variations, Arman

Diabelli Variations

Arman

Print - 114.3 x 77.5 cm Print - 45 x 30.5 inch

$2,000

Print, Melody for Strings IV, Arman

Melody for Strings IV

Arman

Print - 100 x 70 cm Print - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

$1,305

Print, Western Accumulation, Arman

Western Accumulation

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print - 30 x 22 inch

$1,200

Print, Melody for Strings 2, Arman

Melody for Strings 2

Arman

Print - 100 x 70 cm Print - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

$1,305

Print, Melody for Strings II, Arman

Melody for Strings II

Arman

Print - 100 x 70 cm Print - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

$1,305

Print, Melody for Strings 3, Arman

Melody for Strings 3

Arman

Print - 100 x 70 cm Print - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

$1,305

Print, Fragmentation, Arman

Fragmentation

Arman

Print - 45.7 x 61 cm Print - 18 x 24 inch

$1,200

Print, Starry Night (Hommage à Van Gogh), Arman

Starry Night (Hommage à Van Gogh)

Arman

Print - 50 x 66 x 0.3 cm Print - 19.7 x 26 x 0.1 inch

$681 $613

Print, Abstract Composition, Arman

Abstract Composition

Arman

Print - 65 x 49 x 0.1 cm Print - 25.6 x 19.3 x 0 inch

$1,135

Print, Intermission, Arman

Intermission

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print - 30 x 22 inch

$1,200

Print, Soldaten, Arman

Soldaten

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print - 30 x 22 inch

$1,200

Print, Violin Keys, Arman

Violin Keys

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print - 30 x 22 inch

$1,500

Print, Arsenic and Old Lace, Arman

Arsenic and Old Lace

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 x 0.3 cm Print - 30 x 22 x 0.1 inch

$1,600

Print, Amnesty International, Arman

Amnesty International

Arman

Print - 73.7 x 48.3 cm Print - 29 x 19 inch

$800

Sculpture, Bon Santé, Arman

Bon Santé

Arman

Sculpture - 40 x 24.5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 9.6 x 2 inch

$6,809

Sculpture, Aqua Frago, Arman

Aqua Frago

Arman

Sculpture - 73 x 42 x 10 cm Sculpture - 28.7 x 16.5 x 3.9 inch

$13,051

Print, Mélodie brossée I, Arman

Mélodie brossée I

Arman

Print - 75 x 55 cm Print - 29.5 x 21.7 inch

$681

Sculpture, Composition aux réveils, Arman

Composition aux réveils

Arman

Sculpture - 80 x 60 x 7 cm Sculpture - 31.5 x 23.6 x 2.8 inch

$34,047

Print, Crossfire, Arman

Crossfire

Arman

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print - 30 x 22 inch

$1,200

Sculpture, Violon Persistance, Arman

Violon Persistance

Arman

Sculpture - 61.5 x 27.5 x 12 cm Sculpture - 24.2 x 10.8 x 4.7 inch

$31,778

Print, Mélodie brossée III, Arman

Mélodie brossée III

Arman

Print - 75 x 55 cm Print - 29.5 x 21.7 inch

$681

Print, Trio à cordes I, Arman

Trio à cordes I

Arman

Print - 97 x 67 cm Print - 38.2 x 26.4 inch

$1,305

Print, Trio à cordes II, Arman

Trio à cordes II

Arman

Print - 97 x 67 cm Print - 38.2 x 26.4 inch

$1,305

Print, Trio à cordes III, Arman

Trio à cordes III

Arman

Print - 97 x 67 cm Print - 38.2 x 26.4 inch

$1,305

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The artistic movements of the artists are: Neo-Dada, Deconstructivism
When was Arman born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1928