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Jean TINGUELY Barcelona 1992 Lithography and offset

Jean TINGUELY
Barcelona 1992

Lithography and offset
Signed in the plate
Numbered / 250 copies
On Arches vellum 90 x 61 cm

INFORMATION: One of the last works created by Tinguely, for the portfolio 'JO Barcelon 1992'; the artist having disappeared a few months before the end of the edition, the plate was not countersigned
in pencil.

Excellent condition

Dimensions :
- Height : 90 cm
- Width : 61 cm
This item is sold by a professional art dealer who guaranties its authenticity. This item is used (second-hand)

Jean Tinguely : (1925-1991) was a swiss sculptor, painter and draughtsman: one of the most innovative sculptors of the 20th century. Among his most original inventions, his most famous are the "Méta Matics", or animated sculptures, which he started assembling in 1954 under the name of "Méta-mecaniques". Distorting salvage objects and their mechanism from their original sense and purpose, he breathed them into a new life to make them autonomous sculptures moving thanks to electricity. Steeped in Marcel Duchamp's works (Ready-made or usual objects promoted as works of art), he placed himself in a dadaist spirit which shows itself thanks to provocation and derision. In 1959, his first public triumph tool place at the Paris Biennale, inaugurated by André Malraux, at the Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, with machines producing series of paintings. With his second wife, Niki de Saint Phalle, he created gigantic sculptures. His works can be seen in the Espace Jean-Tinguely–Niki-de-Saint-Phalle in Freibourg, at the Musée Tinguely in Basel, at the Musée d'art contemporain de Marseille as well as at the Centre Georges-Pompidou in Paris.

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