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By Jean Hélion,Deborah Rosenthal

ISBN-10: 1611459087

ISBN-13: 9781611459081

Jean Hélion, the French painter who died at eighty-three in 1987, introduced jointly in his copious and crucial writing on artwork the theoretical authority of the highbrow and the basic insights of the craftsman in his studio. His writing prolonged through the 5 many years or extra of his career.

Soon after the younger painter’s arrival in Paris from the provinces, he started a literary-art journal; he wrote polemical articles as a number one avant-garde abstractionist; he wrote in regards to the nice culture of determine portray whereas nonetheless portray abstractions; and he wrote journals, notes on studio perform, items in regards to the function of the artist in society, and lots more and plenty extra. His prolificacy is made extra amazing simply because he wrote in languages—having lived within the usa for a few years, he wrote lots of his articles in English for an American and British audience.

This quantity collects, for the 1st time, the varied writings via Hélion that seemed in print initially in English, together with “The summary Artist in Society,” “Poussin, Seurat, and Double Rhythm,” “Objects for a Painter,” and plenty of extra. Double Rhythm is certain to develop into crucial examining for artwork historians and painters.

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