Art after WWII-EU

Art after WWII-EU - Art After WWII Europe and Japan Fautrier series of Hostages shown in 1945 Jean Dubuffet around 1945 has his first exhibition

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Art After WWII: Europe and Japan 9/15/08 Fautrier - series of Hostages shown in 1945 Jean Dubuffet, around 1945 has his first exhibition Wols 1947 major exhibition Significant revelation that has formal consequences reached in 1945 Michel Tapie: Autre 1952- critical lens to understand work Fautrier - rooted in Dada - war - in asylum outside of Paris - visual form to something that he is listening to. o after WWI interested in nonsense and children , concerned that civilization had only gotten us a way, also playful o “transforming social and political disgust into total liquidation of form ” Tapie o obliteration of form Very Young Girl 1942- - yellow, white, flower opening up? - With arms lifting above the head. - Uses thick paint, muck, live primordial ooze. - Abrasive material, raised. Head of a Hostage 1944 Dark blue background, almost white/yellow egg shape in the center with dark black circle in it o Using tools of representation: head present o Substance destroyed o Comes back to representation o Abstract and representational. o Andre Malros: “Attempts to express drama without representing it” (sounds like Pollock) Art after Auschwitz? Have to try. Elements of Color 1958 - material to create life of its own - flexible means to represent world. Dubuffet - form: made out of - picture and object - relationship to war - art of children, insane - art brute - and community of people working with him -- Did not go to school to think about Impressionism o Naïve, primitive. Art of untrained. Art brute.
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o “bring all disparaged values into limelight” lack of order, education, and training. -- Painted on floor, European variation of Pollock. Destroy easel. -
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Art after WWII-EU - Art After WWII Europe and Japan Fautrier series of Hostages shown in 1945 Jean Dubuffet around 1945 has his first exhibition

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