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André Marfaing

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André Marfaing was born in Toulouse (Haute-Garonne) in 1925. He studied Law, worked a few years as a lawyer, then he began painting as an autididact. He followed in sculpture and painting classes, then in 1949, he left Toulouse for Paris to settle in the vicinity of Paris (Meudon, Vanves). Over the years, and the fortunes he met Fernand Léger, Estève, Manessier, Bissière, Schneider, Soulages and . . .

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to read about the artist :
  • « André Marfaing », Guy Marester, in revue XXe siècle n°33, 1969
  • « André Marfaing - Peintures 1956-1986 », cat. d'expo., Ed. Galerie Ariel, 1986
  • « Hommage à Marfaing », Ed. Galeries Ariel, Biren, Clivages et Erval, 1987
  • « Marfaing », Ed. Musée d’Art Moderne, Toulouse, 1990
  • « Marfaing », Pierre Cabanne, Ed. de l’Amateur, 1991
  • « Les toiles entre 1952 et 1970 », S. Rosset-Culleron, Ed. A.N.R.T., Lille, 2000
  • « André Marfaing », M. Dieuzaide, cat. d'expo., Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, 2007
  • « André Marfaing », Edmond Jabès et autres, Ed. Le Temps qu'il fait, 2007
  • « Marfaing - Peintures de 1970 à 1986 », cat., Galeries Protée et Aittouares, 2008
  • « André Marfaing - peintures et lavis », L. Harambourg, cat., Ed. Locus Solus, 2017
To read from the artist :
  • « Notes et croquis », Ed. Galerie Ariel, 1966
  • « Entretien avec 17 peintres non figuratifs », Jean Grenier, Calman-Lévy. rééd. 1990
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