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To dare in all with excess, to push anything in the extreme limits.
Henri Michaux was born in Namur (Wallonie, Belgium) in 1899. He grew up in Brussels. He studied in a Jesuit Institut and wanted to devote his life to the religion but his father decided for him and he began studies of medicine in 1919. He gave up this way quickly and joined up the navy. He was a distressed teenager; his first literary experiments were marked by the frequentation of Tolstoï and . . .
Bibliographic track & more
to read about the artist :
- «H. Michaux» R. Bertelé, Ed. P Seghers, col. « Poètes d'aujourd'hui » Paris 1957
- «Michaux», Robert Bréchon, Gallimard, coll. «La Bibliothèque idéale», Paris 1959
- «Henri Michaux», A. Jouffroy Ed. G. Fall, coll. «Le Musée de Poche», Paris 1961
- «Henri Michaux», Jean-Pierre Martin, Gallimard, Paris, 2004
To read from the artist :
- « Poteaux d’angle », Ed. Gallimard, Paris, 2004
Website :No website dedicated to the artist.
Stamp by Henri Michaux
The publication of a postal stamp is often a homage paid by a nation to a place, an event, a remarkable cause or a character which count. The painters and other artists do not escape from this rule. Some are however "forgotten" of postal art. Here, gathered below (French or foreign), emitted stamps (206) or simple studies of stamp (224) in homage to the artists represented on our website. The first French stamp was emitted in 1849, England preceded us by ten years. There is often a share of voyage in this small form of shape paper. The stamp circulates, sails, flies away, it makes dream, then dream a little. M.C.
When the stamp is really emitted, the artist name is preceded of an asterisk (*).
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These pages will undoubtedly make it possible for some of you to associate an image with its title or the other way round, for others it will be a good time to discover more on such and such artist. For the sake of confidentiality – the pieces being no longer available – we won't display neither their numbering or their price. For whatever reason, make sure to visit this amazing art database with to date 6441 online works just for your pleasure! Michelle Champetier