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Henri-Georges Adam

All the forces come from the nature. It is the feeder mother who is there. There is an abstract only seven geometrical figures.

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Henri-Georges Adam was born in Paris in 1904. In 1918, after his studies at the school of clock industry, he started working in his father’s workshop, jeweler. He followed (1925) evening classes to the art school Germain-Pilon in Montparnasse, then to the Beaux-Arts. Henri-Georges Adam became a drawing professor of the city of Paris. Then, he made satirical drawings and political caricatures. In . . .

30 work(s) available

La cage II
Engraving
Le clown
Engraving
Croque-mitaine II
Engraving
Vase gravé III
Engraving
The evening meal
Engraving
Feuillage
Engraving
Vase gravé II
Engraving
Un extra
Engraving
Domino
Engraving
Les volets
Etching
The lamb, 2nd state
Engraving
The bottle
Etching
Femme se coiffant
Engraving
Salon de Mai
Lithograph
The pipe, 2nd state
Etching
Portrait
Etching
Vase gravé
Engraving
Traits gravés
Engraving
La petite table
Engraving
La bohémienne
Engraving
Le passage
Etching
Jug
Sculpture
La table à dessin
Engraving
L'oiseau
Engraving
Femme à genoux
Etching
DLM n° 24
Maeght issue
The siren
Maeght issue
Pirates
Etching
The head in the...
Etching
Hommage to Rodin
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Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

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

to read about the artist :
  • « Derrière le Miroir », n° 24, G. Marchiori et autres, Ed. Maeght, Paris, 1949
  • « La sculpture de ce siècle », Michel Seuphor, Ed. du Griffon, Neuchâtel, 1959
  • « Adam », Jean Cassou, cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, 1961
  • « Antagonismes 2 - L'Objet », cat. d'exposition, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, 1962
  • « Adam », Bernard Dorival, cat., Musée national d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1966
  • « Hommage à H.-G. Adam », J. Edhemar, in revue Les Lettres françaises n°1198, 1967
  • « Adam », Waldemar George et Ionel Jianou, Ed. d'art Arted, Paris, 1968
  • «  H.-G. A. à la Monnaie de Paris », P. Dehaye, in Le Club français de la médaille, 1969
  • «  La sculpture moderne en France », Ionel Jianou et autres, Ed. d'art Arted, Paris, 1982
  • «  Livres unics », Horst Haack, cat. d'exposition, Ed. Topographie de l'Art, 2015
To read from the artist :
  • « A la rencontre d'Adam », entretien, Ed. Hôtel de la Monnaie, Paris, 1968
Website :
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Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + MODERN SCULPTURE / 1930-1970 / William Kenneth Armiage, Constantin Brancusi, Anthony Caro, Naum Gabo, Pablo Gargallo, Isamu Noguchi, etc.
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