Jacques Villon

French, 1875-1963

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Jacques Villon

French, 1875-1963

1,253 followers

The eldest brother of Marcel Duchamp, caricaturist, illustrator, and painter Jacques Villon traded …

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The eldest brother of Marcel Duchamp, caricaturist, illustrator, and painter Jacques Villon traded in his given name (Gaston Emile Duchamp) in homage to Alphonse Daudet’s novel Jack (1876) the poet François Villon. Initially noted for humous political cartoons, he soon turned to more serious "Belle Époque" …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
$1m, Sotheby's, 2004
Solo show at a major institution
Kunstmuseum Basel
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
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