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Jacques Villeglé

Being the active witness of a humanity full of contradictions is one of my ambitions.

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Jacques Mahé de La Villeglé, Jacques Villeglé, is born in Quimper in 1926. He is a student at the sculpture department from the School of Fine Arts of Rennes, where he becomes acquainted with Raymond Hains that he follows in his proceeding. From 1947 to 1949 he studies architecture at Nantes, then moves to Paris. First manifold objects on beaches - including Saint-Malo - (thread of steel, waste . . .

7 work(s) available

Arrachages 03
Arrachages 09
Arrachages 06
Arrachage II
Arrachage I
Passage de l'Aurès

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

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

to read about the artist :
  • « Cheminements 1943-1959 », J. Villeglé, Ed. Jean-Pierre Huguet, Paris, 2002
  • « J. Villeglé, monographie », Odile Felgine, Ed. Art Inprogress, 2007
  • « Villeglé », J. Villeglé, Ed. Flammarion, 2007
  • « J. Villeglé, oeuvres, écrits, entretiens », Gérard Durozoi, Ed. Hazan, 2008
  • « J. Villeglé, le lacéré anonyme », Ed. Les Presses du Réel, Dijon, 2008
  • « l'Atelier de J. Villeglé », Ed. Thalia, 2008
  • « J. Villeglé : l'Art urbain s'affiche », P. Le Fur, Critères Editions, 2011
  • « Fusées 19 », collectif, Ed. Carte Blanche, 2011
  • « J. Villeglé, sculptures », C. Roma-Clément, cat. d'expo., Ed. J-P. Huguet, 2012
  • « J. Villeglé, : Mémoires », M. Dancer-Mourès & autres, Fage Editions, 2016
To read from the artist :
  • « Jacques Villeglé », interview, Marion Chanson, Ed. Thalia, Paris 2008
  • « La rue a toujours été mon atelier », in Europe1 (journal en ligne) n°2016896
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Art movements

  • + NEW REALISM / 1960-1970 / Gérard Deschamps, François Dufrêne, Raymond Hains, etc.
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