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François Fiedler

It is not what I want in painting that matters, but what I want of myself in the painting. It is the path that counts.

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François Fiedler was born in Kassa, Hungary in 1921. He starts at a young age by painting academic portraits and copying the grand masters of the past. After his university studies he enrolls in the Fine Arts Academy of Budapest. At the age of 25, in 1946, François Fiedler moves to Paris. It is during this period immediately after the war that his work evolves towards abstraction; he practices a . . .

13 work(s) available

DLM n° 116
Maeght issue
Passage de Nuit
Clair de Lune
The life
Unknown title
Une pensée blanche
Weave first
Orphique II
Apart from the walls
Untitled I

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to read about the artist :
  • « Derrière le Miroir - n° 116 », Octav Nadal, Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1959
  • « Derrière le Miroir - n° 129 », Jean Grenier, Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1961
  • « Derrière le Miroir - n° 167 », Jpierre Descargues, Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1967
  • « Fiedler - Peintures », cat. d'exposition, Galerie Maeght, Zürich, 1973
  • « François Fiedler », in revue Chroniques de l'Art Vivant n° 52, 1974
  • « Derrière le Miroir - n° 221 », Claude Esteban, Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1974
  • « Fiedler », Octav Nadal , in catalogue n° 14 de la Fondation Maeght, 1983
  • « Fiedler », Octav Nadal et autres, Centro Cult. contemporani Pelaires, Palma, 1990
  • « F. Fiedler - Au delà de toute attente », Daniel Dobbels, G. Adrien Maeght, Paris, 1990
  • « François Fiedler », Laurence Pythoud, in L’Oeil, mai 1990.
To read from the artist :
  • « Les cantiques spirituels de Saint Jean de la Croix », ill. F. Fiedler, Ed. Mae
  • « François Fiedler - Peintures », O. Kaeppelin, Ed. Maeght, 1997
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