Bernard Aubertin

French, 1934–2015

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Bernard Aubertin

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French, 1934–2015

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Bernard Aubertin is known for his monochromatic red paintings. For Aubertin, the red paintings create a depersonalized, mediated experience: they symbolize fire and blood, while at the same time allowing him the space for anonymity. A member of the experimental Dusseldorf Zero Group—founded by Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, and Günther Uecker in 1963—Aubertin reacted against Art Informel and Neo-Expressionism and was interested in developing a new art rooted in international collaborations, concepts, and ideas.

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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
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Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
Biography

Bernard Aubertin is known for his monochromatic red paintings. For Aubertin, the red paintings create a depersonalized, mediated experience: they symbolize fire and blood, while at the same time allowing him the space for anonymity. A member of the experimental Dusseldorf Zero Group—founded by Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, and Günther Uecker in 1963—Aubertin reacted against Art Informel and Neo-Expressionism and was interested in developing a new art rooted in international collaborations, concepts, and ideas.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Palais de Tokyo
Group
Group show at a major institution
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
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