André minals original lithograph - signed lower right numbered about 140 ex printed on vellum - size 64 x 50 cm. André minals, whose father Lorraine and Provence mother, made his studies in Paris at the Jesuit college.
He was introduced to art by his father which leads in exhibitions and with whom he painted on Sunday. Minaux entered the School of Decorative Arts. He did his military service in Avignon.
The discovery of the Provençal light marks his pictorial sensibility. He married Helene Benedict in 1947. And this is the beginning of his artistic career. It presents the autumn fair.The mender of nets in 1948. This painting is very noticed by art critics. It is also the discovery of the Mourlot workshop and the beginnings of his career lithographer.
Is the year of consecration. At 26, minal gets the prize for criticism and participates among others in the living room of young painters. At the gallery claude, seine street, and human control group (theoretical gathering painters who refuse to abstract art).
Minaux, designer outstanding, reinventing figuration where drawing plays an essential role. It uses a heavy and powerful feature that carves the material and gives considerable force to his compositions. \This power, André minals puts at the service of man, favoring an extreme destitution and counting. The Museum of Modern Art of Paris.
Buys a first painting in 1950. The first major solo exhibition minals takes place in 1951.
Minaux exposes the Deposition, boar, still life to the kettle and the entombment. He participated in the Venice Biennale.With a large rustic composition inspired by a trip to Spain. André minals made his first exhibition in London. At adams gallery and a work was purchased by the Tate gallery. He also made his first solo exhibition of lithographs in Paris, at sagot-Le Garrec gallery. It exposes the wedding at home of French thought (rue de l'Elysée), canvas 5 x 3 m, with many characters and multiple scenes, which is essentially based on the color density. Canvas figurative, some critics refer to as \Compared to a funeral in Ornans Gustave Courbet to. Minaux exposes the same year in New York, at the David Findlay Gallery, portraits and still lifes representative of the Paris School. Which met with great success.
Make a pivotal year for the exhibition \Minaux shows how a painter could go to abstraction speaking of nature. He participated in the exhibition of posters of the lithography studio Mourlot home of French thought. Minaux began sculpting in 1967. A special and permanent exhibition is organized in Colmar to the Unterlinden museum.This is a donation of large representative compositions from different periods of the artist. That same year takes place on their living witnesses painters galliera time at the museum. Minaux it exposes a large canvas, the pill, revolutionary and noticed about. André minal undertakes copper engraving. It exposes in Mauritius garnish Avenue Matignon, large silhouettes painted on plywood, medium-paintings, sculptures half. In the process, he exhibited portraits of women with big black eyes. The woman becomes a recurring theme in minals. From 1972 Minaux deepens the technique of pastel and charcoal, while working a new, acrylic.
The style of the artist remains and distances are taken vis-à-vis the figurative. The same year, he made a major exhibition of charcoal drawings and pastels maurice garnish gallery.Marks a return to lithography where the simplification of lines combines with large flat tints of color. To place an exhibition of prints on brass at sagot-Le Garrec gallery.
The engravings are crossed black and gray silhouettes, impeccable animated geometry of lines and faces. Minaux begins the realization of large compositions where the theme paper clips is a major element. Period-based musical instruments, pushed and operated theme in all disciplines practiced by the artist. To place an exhibition of pastels and drawings preparatory executed copper engravings for the book King Cophetua Gracq. The artist during this period basic research of shapes, volumes and colors of the pastel technique.
Several exhibitions of pastels with the theme music are performed. There is a search even more pronounced towards the non-figurative. The work of the pastel becomes very important in the last years of the life of the artist. Minaux book through this technique a true synthesis of his artistic research: Exposure volumes, architectural shapes, colors embers and a willingness to get the gist. \To qualify the work of minals in the secrets of the trade.Minaux dies from a heart attack. \(Art critic), minal painter sauret Publishing, 1977. Éditions André sauret 1950 series of the Grand Prize of the best novels of the half-century. Bibliophile editions and writer today Lensorcelé 1952, julius barbey of aurevilly.
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Publishing the Free bibliophiles, 1958. Publishing Norman Society of Friends of the book 1960.Publishing the book and contemporary bibliophiles French-Swiss, 1964. Works fiction (2 volumes), François mauriac. Hippocrates Publishing company and friends, 1965. Helen collection of poems by robert hammer sauret-Lévy Publishing, 1974. Bibliophiles editions of Provence, 1983. The secrets of the trade, robert hammer, clear editions Martin du Gard, 1990. The item \it is in the category \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.