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Camille Bryen

I can paint and can live of nothingness

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In 1926, Camille Bryen was a young telegraphist ; he was not yet 20 years old when he came to Paris in order to met Surrealists. Born in Nantes in 1907, he published a first collection of poems, Opopanax, in 1927. In 1932, he published again: Experiences, gathering poems, drawings and collages. This book preceded . . .

7 work(s) available

Non exposition
Lettres crites au...
Without title II
Le pr des sons
Chinese Umbrella

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Un art autre, M. Tapi, Ed. Gabriel Giraud et fils, Paris, 1952
  • Bryen, l'Ouvre bote, J. Audiberti, Ed. Gallimard, Paris, 1952
  • Lyrisme et abstraction, Pierre Restany, Ed. Apollinaire, Milan, 1960
  • Au-del du tachisme, Georges Mathieu, Ed. Julliard, 1963
  • Propos dun humaniste, interview, J. Clair, Chroniques de l'Art Vivant, 1971
  • Bryen abhomme , D. Abadie, La Connaissance, 1973
  • Bryen , MNAM, Paris, 1973
  • Bryen, en temps conjugus , M. Butor, Galerie de Seine, Paris, 1975
  • Bryen , Muse d'Unterlinden, Colmar, 1986
  • Architecte de l'informel, Approches de l'art moderne, M. Alyn, Ed. Bartillat, 2007
To read from the artist :
  • Anthologie de la posie naturelle , K. Editeur, 1949
  • Dscritures, Ed. Les Presses du rel, Dijon, 2007
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Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + SCHOOL OF PARIS / 1945-1960 / Jean Degottex, Georges Mathieu, Nicolas de Stal, etc.
  • + NEW REALITIES / 1946-1956 / Etienne Bothy, Marcelle Cahn, etc.
  • + LYRIC ART, ABSTRACT, TACHISM / 1950-1960 / Jackson Pollock, Emil Schumacher, etc.
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