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Baldaccini César

I go wondering until I meet something foreign.

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César Baldaccini was born in Marseille in 1921. At the age of 12, he left the school to help his father, cooper. At 15 years old, he studied at the Art college of Marseille. He took evening drawing teachings, and then was interested in sculpture until 1939. In 1942, César received a scholarship and went to Paris. He studied ten years at the School of Beaux-Arts; he worked in the studios of . . .

13 work(s) available

Portrait of...
Tribute to Marie...
Barcelona 92 II
Portrait of...
Centaure II
Tribute to Morandi...

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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to read about the artist :
  • « César », F. Mathey et D. Cooper, Musée Cantini, Ed. Presses Marseille, 1966
  • « César par César », Pierre Cabanne, Ed. Denoël, 1971
  • « César », Pierre Restany, André Sauret, 1975
  • « César. Rétrospective des sculptures », Genève, Ed. Musée art-histoire, 1976
  • « César », Pierre Restany, Ed. La Différence, 1988
  • « César », Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Ed. Galimard, 1997
  • « César L'instinct du fer », J. Albou et G. Perlein, Ed. Musées de Nice, 2002
  • « César, Anthologie par Jean Nouvel », cat d'expo, Fondation Cartier, 2008
  • « Les fers de César », R. Bouchet, Ed. Presses Universitaires Rennes, 2016
  • « César », B. Blistène, Ed. Centre Pompidou, 2017
To read from the artist :
  • « Les sept vies de César », Otto Hahn, Faivre, Lausanne, 1988
  • « César », Coll. Paroles d'artistes, Ed. Fage, 2017
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Art movements

  • + NEW REALISM / 1960-1970 / Gérard Deschamps, François Dufrêne, Raymond Hains, etc.
  • + MODERN SCULPTURE / 1930-1970 / William Kenneth Armiage, Constantin Brancusi, Anthony Caro, Naum Gabo, Pablo Gargallo, Isamu Noguchi, etc.
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