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Raoul Ubac

I try to avoid the unecessary gesture , the spasm, the strike inherited from the XIXe century.

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The painter-sculptor Raoul Ubac was born in 1910 in Malmdy (Ardennes, Belgium). He went to school there, then settled down in Paris in 1930. He joined La Sorbonne (Paris) to follow studies of letters, but changed his way and decided to frequent the Art Academies of Montparnasse. He discovered little by little his vocation for the art. He saw surrealists regularly and often participated in the . . .

38 work(s) available / 2 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Lisires du devenir...
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Lisires du devenir...
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Lisires du devenir...
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Poster before the...
Lithograph
Greetings card
Linocut
Le trou de serrure
Book
Espace potique et...
Lithograph
Print of engraved...
Print
Stones : greetings...
Print
Unknown title III
Lithograph
L'herbe dracine
Book
DLM n 195
Maeght issue
Enfantines
Lithograph
Mines de rien....
Woodcut
DLM N251
Maeght issue
DLM N130
Lithographs
DLM N142
Maeght issue
DLM N34
Maeght issue
Mines de rien....
Woodcut
Mines de rien....
Woodcut
For a stamp II
Lithograph
Mines de rien....
Woodcut
Mines de rien....
Woodcut
Mines de rien....
Woodcut
Mines de rien....
Woodcut
DLM n 74-75-76
Maeght issue
Logis de terre
Book
DLM n 105-106
Lithographs
The month of the...
Lithograph
Poster before the...
Lithograph
Trees and stones I
Lithograph
Like an obscure...
Single work
Signe
Lithograph
DLM n 196
Lithographs
Zrich
Lithograph
Title unknow I
Lithograph
Stones
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For a stamp
Lithograph

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* Raoul Ubac, photographie , C. Bouqueret, Ed. Leo Scheer, Paris, 2000 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Rtrospective , B. Dorival & R. Rousseau, Cat Charleroi Bruxelles, Paris 1968
  • Ubac , J. Bazaine, Y. Bonnefoy et autres, Maeght Ed., 1970
  • Raoul Ubac , F. Woimant, In Nouvelles de lEstampe , 1976
  • Ubac , Cat., Fondation Maeght, St-Paul de Vence, 1978
  • Ubac et les fondements de son art , Andr Frnaud, Ed. Maeght, 1985
  • Ubac sur la Butte, G. Limbour, in Dans le secret des ateliers, Ed. L'Elocoquent, 1986
  • Ubac , Jenish Musee, Ed. Maeght, 1992
  • Ubac, face la vie, face terre , J-L. Prat, Galerie Thessa Herold, 1997
  • Raoul Ubac , Tavet-Delacour, cat. d'expo., Ed. Muse de Pontoise, 2000
  • Le colporteur , C. Bobin, Ubac illustr., Ed. Fata Morgana, 2012
To read from the artist :
  • Lenvers de la face , In Ubac , Maeght Ed., 1970
  • Entretien avec Raoul Ubac , Charles Juliet, Ed. L'choppe, 1994
Website :
No website dedicated to the artist.

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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.
  • + COBRA / 1948-1952 / Christian Dotremont, etc.
  • + LYRIC ART, ABSTRACT, TACHISM / 1950-1960 / Jackson Pollock, Emil Schumacher, etc.
  • + MODERN SCULPTURE / 1930-1970 / William Kenneth Armiage, Constantin Brancusi, Anthony Caro, Naum Gabo, Pablo Gargallo, Isamu Noguchi, etc.
All art movements

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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