Jean-Paul Riopelle

Canadian, 1923-2002

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Jean-Paul Riopelle

Canadian, 1923-2002

869 followers

The only Canadian artist involved with the seminal post-World War II School of Paris, Jean-Paul …

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The only Canadian artist involved with the seminal post-World War II School of Paris, Jean-Paul Riopelle was in dialogue with artists such as Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, and André Breton when he made his surrealism-inspired, abstract paintings. Riopelle employed a tachiste style, which he achieved by applying oil …

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High auction record
€5m, Christie's, 2017
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Artforum International Magazine
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