Test on pearly japan paper. Signed and numbered "27/54" in pencil at the bottom. Dimensions: 64 x 47 cm. Charles Lapicque is a French painter and engraver of the new school of betting, born in theizé on October 6, 1898, who died in Orsay on July 15, 1988. His works were considered important, between 1939 and 1943, for the development of non-figurative painting and in the 1950s for the currents pop art, narrative figuration, free figuration.
Born in 1898 and died in 1988, charles lapicque is a French painter of the new school of betting. The adopted son of the professor of general physiology louis lapicque, whose name he takes, charles lapicque learns piano, drawing and violin during his childhood. In 1917, charles lapicque was mobilized and left in the field artillery, where he acquired a knowledge of horses.After the war lapicque charles integrates the central school of arts and betting manufactures, where he specializes in industrial design. In 1920, he painted his first landscapes. He began his career as an engineer in the distribution of electrical energy near lisieux before settling in Paris in 1924. Charles Lapicque took part in a choir and painted on Sundays.
He also developed a strong link between the two arts that led him to a search for modes of projection in space. Jeanne bucher notes her abstract work and proposes to her to exhibit in the gallery.
In 1928, the artist abandoned his profession as an engineer and the following year he obtained his first personal exhibition. Charles Lapicque returned to university to learn the physical sciences.After his doctorate, he became a preparatory assistant to Maurice Curie and attended many physicists. This environment leads him to a research on color perception. To develop his theory, he integrates the upper school of optics. Later he took part in several symposia where he explained his research on blue and red in art. In 1936 he met Jean Wahl who allowed him to begin a philosophical and aesthetic reflection. His work is gradually recognized by the institutions with a commission of 5 large wall decorations for the palace of the discovery in Paris, one of which receives the medal of honor at the universal exhibition of 1937. He experimented with granite sculpture and was interested in primitive arts while learning new musical instruments. In 1939, charles lapicque was mobilized at the national centre of scientific research where he was responsible for studying night vision and camouflage.
In 1941, he took part in the first avant-garde exhibition of Bazain jean and the exhibition of today's painters at the gallery of france even as the Nazi government condemned him. He made a series of paintings on the liberation of betting and the square louis gallery exhibited it in 1946. Charles Lapicque received the raoul dufy prize of the Biennale de Venise in 1953, allowing him to discover the city of Venise for a year.
Then the artist left in Roma, in Greece, in spain, in holland and finally traveled the france from 1975 to 1980. He was awarded the National Grand Prize for Painting in 1979. This item is in the category "art, antiques\art of xxe, contemporary\prints, engravings". The seller is "batou91" and is located in this country: fr. This item can be shipped to the following country: whole world.