The violin of the Treaty, 1979. Original lithograph of a series of 12 on Arches paper.Signed in pencil by the artist. Test from the book of the treaty maurice rock violin illustrated with 12 dividers and 12 original lithographs by arman. In jane Otmezguine and Marc Moreau, coll. From Corice arman, catalog raisonné, prints, arman, paris, marval 1990, No. Arman or armand fernandez born November 17, 1928 in nice and died in New York October 22, 2005. Is a French-American artist, painter sculptor and artist, known for his \It was the first Sun to use directly as pictorial material, manufactured goods, which accounted for her multiple extensions and infinite from the hand of the man who undergo a continuous cycle of production, consumption, destruction. The only son of fernandez antonio, commercial furniture and antiques, of Spanish origin who lived in Algeria, and backgammon Daisy, from a family of farmers in the Loire, the young Armand shows early provisions for drawing and painting. After graduation, he studied at the School of Decorative Arts in Nice (now the Villa Arson) and then to the school of the Louvre.
He meets Yves Klein and Claude Pascal at the judo school they go to Nice in 1947. With these two friends, he is interested in Eastern philosophies time and Rosicrucian theory. End 1957 arman, who signs his works to his name in homage to Van Gogh, decides to abandon the \Clert. In October 1960 he made the exhibition \This exhibition is the counterpoint of the exhibition \Always the same month in the criticism of the leadership of Pierre Restany art arman becomes, with Yves Klein, a founding member of the New Realists group (proclaimed by Restany \including François Dufrene, raymond hains, Raysse, Daniel spoerri, jeans and Jacques tinguely Villeglé, later joined by Cesar, mimmo rotella, niki saint Phalle, gerard deschamps and christo in 1963.
From 1961 arman develops his career in New York, where he lives and works half time, alternating with his life in nice until 1967, then to Vence until his death. In New York, he stayed first at the Hotel Chelsea until 1970, then in a loft soho district and, from 1985, in his apartment building in Tribeca. End 1989 arman receives the Legion of Honor from President Francois mitterand. Three years after his death in New York, part of his ashes was brought to Paris in 2008 to be buried at the cemetery Father-Lachaise.Throughout his life, arman was also an avid collector of everyday objects (watches, weapons, pens) and of art, especially of traditional African art which he was an expert, specialist appreciated and recognized. The item \The seller is \This item can be shipped to the following countries: america, europe, asia, australia.