short biography

Jean Fautrier (born 1898, Paris, 1964, Châtenay-Malabry / Paris) is one of the inventors of the Informal painting. In 1959 he took part in documenta 2 in Kassel and in 1960 he received the Grand Prix of the Venice Biennale. Famous works are the "Têtes Otages series" (painted during World War II) and "Têtes de Partisans" (1955-56).

Painting, drawings, Informel

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  • 18. Nov 07. Jan 2008
    Anywhere Out of This World MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  • 07. Jul 15. Oct
    Dinge Situation Kunst (Für Max IMDAHL), Bochum
  • 04. Feb 25. Mar
    Augenlust Kunsthaus Apolda Avantgarde
  • 02. Feb 02. Mar
    VISITE Hachmeister Galerie, Münster