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Arman

Trio à cordes, 1987

Silkscreen
38 1/5 × 26 2/5 in
97 × 67 cm
Edition of 150
This is part of a limited edition set.
€3,000
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Galleri GKM
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Portfolio with 3 silkscreens.
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Portfolio with 3 silkscreens.
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Arman
French-American, 1928–2005
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Arman (born Armand Pierre Fernandez) was an early proponent of accumulation and scatter art. In 1959, he began displaying collections of objects in Plexiglas cases and creating installations of strewn garbage, which he called “Poubelles,” or “trash bins.” He also welded identical objects together to create larger sculptural pieces. In 1961, along with Yves Klein, Jean Tinguely, Jacques Villeglé, art critic Pierre Restany, and others, Arman founded Nouveau Réalisme, a group interested in new approaches to the concept of “reality.” Spending time in New York in the 1960s, Arman adopted destruction as a strategy for creating something new—slicing, burning, and smashing objects such as bronze statues and musical instruments to mount on canvas. Andy Warhol owned two of Arman’s Poubelles, and Arman appears in the Warhol’s 1964 film Dinner at Daley’s.

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Portfolio with 3 silkscreens.
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Portfolio with 3 silkscreens.
Free shipment worldwide.

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Publisher
Galleri GKM
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Copyright Galleri GKM
Arman
French-American, 1928–2005
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Arman (born Armand Pierre Fernandez) was an early proponent of accumulation and scatter art. In 1959, he began displaying collections of objects in Plexiglas cases and creating installations of strewn garbage, which he called “Poubelles,” or “trash bins.” He also welded identical objects together to create larger sculptural pieces. In 1961, along with Yves Klein, Jean Tinguely, Jacques Villeglé, art critic Pierre Restany, and others, Arman founded Nouveau Réalisme, a group interested in new approaches to the concept of “reality.” Spending time in New York in the 1960s, Arman adopted destruction as a strategy for creating something new—slicing, burning, and smashing objects such as bronze statues and musical instruments to mount on canvas. Andy Warhol owned two of Arman’s Poubelles, and Arman appears in the Warhol’s 1964 film Dinner at Daley’s.

Arman

Trio à cordes, 1987

Silkscreen
38 1/5 × 26 2/5 in
97 × 67 cm
Edition of 150
This is part of a limited edition set.
€3,000
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Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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