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Alfred Manessier

The construction of a work is melody, comparable with that of a symphony.

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Alfred Manessier was born in 1911 in Saint-Ouen (Somme). He studied art to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Amiens. He moved to Paris in 1929 where he followed architecture classes at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, while attending freely the Montparnasse academies. Alfred Manessier was friend with Jean Le Moal. In 1935, the two men worked to the Academy Ranson in Roger Bissires atelier. For the . . .

9 work(s) available

Unknown title III
The road
Composition III
Composition II
Swell of snow
The night

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* Les vitraux de Manessier , Armelle Langlois, Muse Suisse du Vitrail, BentelliWerd Verlags, Berne, 1993 * Loeuvre tiss de Manessier , Comit A. Manessier, Paris 1993 * Loeuvre , C. R. en prparation, Christine Manessier et Association Alfred Manessier All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Manessier , Claire Stoulliq & autres, Skira, Genve/Paris, 1992
  • Manessier, J.-P. Hodin, Ed. Ides et Calendes, 1996
  • Manessier, Lumires du nord, B. Ceysson, Renaissance du livre, Tournai 2000
  • A. Manessier, une aventure avec Dieu , Sabine Lavergne, Ed. Silo, 2003
  • Alfred Manessier, mon ami, Jean-Pierre Bourdais, Ed. Silo, Nantes, 2004
  • Manessier en Provence, Olivier Cousinou, cat., Ed. Quo Vadis - Snoeck, 2008
  • Montparnasse annes 1930, coll, cat. d'expo., Rambouillet, Ed. Snoeck, 2010
  • M., une peinture proche de la musique, Bernard Biard, Ed. Georges Naef, 2012
  • Manessier, Tnbres et Lumire de Pques, P. Cormier, Ed. Scriptoria, 2015
  • Manessier, du crpuscule au matin clair, coll., Muse Mendjisky, 2015
To read from the artist :
  • Manessier en Algrie, Djilali Kadid & Manessier, Marsa Ed., Paris/Alger, 2001
  • Manessier, Pierre Encrev, textes et entretiens, Ed. Somogy, 2013
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Art movements

  • + NON FIGURATIVE ART / 1942-1975 / Jean Bertholle, Andr Beaudin, Jeannie Dumesnil, Hanna Ben-Dov, Elvire Jan, Charles Lapicque, etc.
  • + SCHOOL OF PARIS / 1945-1960 / Jean Degottex, Georges Mathieu, Nicolas de Stal, etc.
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