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André Masson

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Seriously injured in Chemin des Dames in 1917, André Masson kept all his life an aggravated sensibility. Slaughters, blood, death, the extreme violence, the crudeness of bodies haunted him and his works. He was born in 1896, studied to the Beaux-Arts of Brussels (1908-1912). Once in Paris (1922), he remained with difficulties in the city, met Max Jacob, Miro. He joined the surrealists in 1923, . . .

28 work(s) available / 1 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Penthésilée
Drypoint
Orphée
Etching
Sueur de sang
Etching
Méta.Morphoses
Book
The night
Lithograph
Le septième Chant,...
Etching
Le septième Chant,...
Etching
Le septième Chant,...
Etching
Le mort 1b
Aquatint
Unknown title VI
Etching
Erotic drawings
Book
Erotic Land
Lithograph
Tribute to Dorothea...
Lithograph
Baise m'encore,...
Drawing
Isis'youth
Etching
Multitude
Lithograph
Amours légendaires
Etching
Mechouï
Mixed technique print
Greetings card
Etching
Le sein et la vague
Drawing
Death 4
Etching
Death 1
Aquatint
Animal whim
Drawing
Sirens
Lithograph
Méta.Morphoses
Book
Death 9
Aquatint
Death 2
Aquatint
Death 6
Aquatint

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « A. Masson et les puissances du signe », R. Passeron, Denoël, 1975
  • « André Masson », W. Rubin, MNAM, Paris, 1977
  • « André Masson, la chair du regard », Bernard Noël, Gallimard, 1993
  • « André Masson », Dona Ades, Albin Michel, 1994
To read from the artist :
  • « Entretiens », G. Charbonnier, Julliard, Paris 1958 / A Dimanche Marseille 1995
Website :
www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/masson

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Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + ATELIER 17 / 1927-1965 / Anton Prinner, Mauricio Lasansky, Jacques Lipchitz, Mark Rothko, etc.
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