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Jean Helion

Do I talk rubbish, or is it finally the truth?

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Jean Hélion was born in 1904 in Couterne, France. He decides to dedicate himself entirely to painting around 1925. Before arriving in Paris, he was studying chemistry. In Paris, he works in an architectural office. He paints his first works in 1922, exhibits in Montmartre, at the Salon des ‘Croutes’, two years later. Jean Hélion, at the beginning of the . . .

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

Composition
Lithograph
Les passants
Lithograph
The hatter
Lithograph
Man with umbrella...
Lithograph
The lovers
Lithograph
Untitled (Couple)
Drawing

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*« Hélion », H.-C. Cousseau, Ed. du Regard, Paris, 1992 *« Jean Hélion », C. R. en préparation, Association Jean Hélion, Fresne All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « Hélion ou la force des choses », La Connaissance, Bruxelles, 1975
  • « Jean Hélion », H.-C. Cousseau, Ed. Regard, Paris, 1992
  • « Peintures et dessins », MAM de la ville de Paris, 1984
  • « Jean Hélion », H.-C. Cousseau & D. Ottinger, Centre Pompidou, 2004
To read from the artist :
  • « Ecrits », ENSBA & IMEC, Paris, 1994 & 2004
Website :
www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/helion

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Art movements

  • + SOCIAL REALISM / 1920-1950 / André Fougeron, Otto Griebel, Amédée de la Patellière, etc.
  • + ABSTRACTION-CREATION / 1931-1938 / Etienne Béothy, Frantisek Kupka, Piet Mondrian, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Georges Vantongerloo, etc.
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