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Bernar Venet

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Bernar Venet was born in Chteau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban (Alpes de Hautes Provence, France) in 1941. He studied in Nice and his first personal exhibition is organized in 1964. In 1963, he paints black canvases of tar, meaning the black as the refusal of the easy communication. Venet composes cartoons monochrome reliefs. He becomes friend with the upholders of the "New Realism" (Arman, Cesar, Hains . . .

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The works presented on this page are not available anymore.
Original signed aquatint de  : Lignes indtermines VI c
Lignes...
1993 Original aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from a portfolio. Without
Original signed etching de  : Grib III (b)
Grib III (b)
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Grib II (b)
Grib II (b)
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Grib I (b)
Grib I (b)
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Indeterminate Line III
Indeterminate Line...
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Indeterminate Line II
Indeterminate Line...
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de  : Grib III
Grib III
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de  : Grib II
Grib II
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de  : Grib I
Grib I
2016 Original etching and carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Two Indeterminate Lines II
Two Indeterminate...
2014 Original etching and carborundum, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de  : Four Indeterminate Lines
Four Indeterminate...
2014 Original etching and carborundum, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Two Indeterminate Lines III
Two Indeterminate...
2014 Original etching and carborundum, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : L'art pour la Paix
L'art pour la Paix
2004 Original screenprint in 4 colors, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Les Mditerranennes Mdiatrices de la Paix. Without
Original signed aquatint de  : Lignes indtermines VI b
Lignes...
1993 Original aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from a portfolio. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs IV b
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de  : Four Indeterminate Lines
Four Indeterminate...
2014 Original etching and carborundum, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Two Indeterminate Lines III
Two Indeterminate...
2014 Original etching and carborundum, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Two Indeterminate Lines II
Two Indeterminate...
2014 Original etching and carborundum, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Two Indeterminate Lines I
Two Indeterminate...
2014 Original etching and carborundum, titled and signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs III b
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs II b
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs I b
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Unspecified line VIII
Unspecified line...
1987 Original lithograph, signed (monogram) in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs IV
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs III
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs II
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Effondrement : Arcs I
Effondrement : Arcs...
2013 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Alternative combination II
Alternative...
Circa 1992 Original lithograph, signed (monogram) in pencil by the artist. Without
Original lithograph de  : Unspecified line I
Unspecified line I
1987 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Alternative combination II
Alternative...
Circa 1992 Original lithograph, signed (monogram) in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : Random combination of unspecified lines II
Random combination...
2004 Original screenprint, signed and dated in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : Random combination of unspecified lines I
Random combination...
2004 Original screenprint, signed and dated in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Unspecified line III
Unspecified line III
1992 Original lithograph, signed and dated in pencil. Without
Lithograph signed de  : Unspecified line II
Unspecified line II
Circa 1990 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph signed de  : Alternative combination
Alternative...
Circa 1992 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Original lithograph de  : Unspecified line I
Unspecified line I
1987 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Unspecified lines VI
Unspecified lines VI
1993 Original etching, aquatint printed in black and grey, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Unspecified lines V
Unspecified lines V
1993 Original etching, aquatint printed in black and grey, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Unspecified lines IV
Unspecified lines IV
1993 Original etching, aquatint printed in black and grey, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Unspecified lines III
Unspecified lines...
1993 Original etching, aquatint printed in black and grey, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Unspecified lines II
Unspecified lines II
1993 Original etching, aquatint printed in black and grey, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Unspecified lines I
Unspecified lines I
1993 Original etching, aquatint printed in black and grey, signed in pencil. Without

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* The five years of Bernar Venet , Donald Karshan, New York Cultural Center & F. Dickinson Uni, New York, 1971 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • Bernar Venet , C. Millet, Ed. du Chne, Paris, 1974
  • La ngation du style , B. Huin, Muse dp. des Vosges, Epinal, 1985
  • Venet , J. Van Der Marck, Ed. de la Diffrence, 1988
  • Noir, noir et noir, Photographies 1963-1990, J.-L.Schefer, Ed. Marval, 1991
  • A Wonderful life : 1974-1994, Alain Coulange, Ed. Galile, 1996
  • Bernar Venet , Pierre Arnauld, Giampaolo Prearo Ed., 2000
  • B. Venet , Pierre Arnaud et Achille Bonito Oliva, Ed. Marval, 2001
  • Bernar Venet , Thierry Lenain, coll Monographies, Ed. Gallimard, 2007
  • Le monde de Bernar Venet, T. Davila, A. Mousseigne, Ed. Lienart, 2011
  • Bernar Venet potique ? , collectif, Jean Boite Ed., 2017
To read from the artist :
  • La ligne et sa dfinition , In Art Press n54 (dcembre)
  • Bernar Venet : 1 pour 1, entretiens, J.-P. Peynot, Ed. Archibooks, 2008
Website :
www.bernarvenet.com/

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Mouvements de l'art

  • + CONCEPTUAL ART / 1965-1980 / Robert Barry, Mel Bochner, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Hanne Darboven, Ilya Kabakov, etc.
  • + SCHOOL OF NICE / 1965-1975 / Jean-Claude Farhi, Robert Filliou, Roland Flexner, Serge III, Pierre Pinoncelli, etc.
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