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  Jean Dubuffet : towards an alternative reality

Dubuffet, Jean
Other(s) author(s) : Glimcher, Mildred, [egile]Language : EnglishNew York : Pace, 1987310 orrialde : koloretako eta zuri-beltzeko irudiak ; 27 cm(Ikus) Testua: bitartekorik gabeISBN : 0-89659-782-2.Dubuffet, Jean (1901-1985)Jean Dubuffet (Wikipedia eu) | (Wikipedia es) | (Wikipedia en)
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Bibliografia: 306-307 orrialdeetan.

Argazkiak: Rapho Belzeaux, Ferdinand Boesch, Barney Burnstein, John Craven, Paul Facchette, Richard R. Feigen and co. Inc., Carmelo Guadagno, David Heald, Bill Jacobson, Luc Joubert, Balthazar Korab Ltd., Robert E. Mates and Susan Lazarus, Robert E. Mates, Al Mozell, Atelier Th. Prader, Phillips/Schwab, Photo d'art Speltdoorn, Jean Weber, Kurt Wyss, Dorothy Zeidman.

Passionately believing that "everyone could be a painter... painting is like speaking or walking," Dubuffet looked to untraditional sources -art by prisioners, psychics, and the insane- and to unusual materials -tar, sand, butterfly, wings- to liberate his own creativity. The extraordinarily imaginative and varied results are viewed in this handsomely designed survey of his career. Insatiably curious about new ideas, fiercely skeptical about conventional ones, Dubuffet probed unexplored territory through his prose as well as through his art. Many of his pungent writings are published here, most appearing in English for the first time, and they are both provocative and a pleasure to read.
Born in LaHavre, France, in 1901, Dubuffet made several false starts as an artist before committing himself to painting full time in 1943. This book proceeds from the heavily impastoed portraits of the forties, through the well-known Hourloupe Cycle of the sixties, and onto the last works of Dubuffet, the "Non-lieux" (No-ground)- documented here for the first time. Throughout his long career, Dubuffet also experimented with lithographs, gouaches, assemblages, and large-scale public sculpture- an astonishing multiplicity well represented by the 225 illustrations that enliven this volume. [...]

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