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Martial Raysse

Beauty is bad taste. We must push the falsehood until the end.

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The son of craftsmen potters of Vallauris, Martial Raysse is born in the Golfe-Juan (Alpes-Maritimes, France) in 1936. He begins painting and writing poems at the age of 12 years. At first, he is student in Khâgne in the Massena Highschool in Nice. In the late '50s, the young man is very close to the artists who work on the Riviera, including Yves Klein and Arman, they introduce him to Pierre . . .

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The works presented on this page are not available anymore.
Lithograph poster de Raysse Martial : Alexandre Iolas Gallery
Alexandre Iolas...
1969 Poster printed in lithograph by Atelier Mourlot for the artist’s exhibition "Une forme en liberté" at the Alexandre Iolas Gallery in Paris. Without
Signed print de Raysse Martial : Enlèvement d'Europe
Enlèvement d'Europe
1989 Photolithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed book de Raysse Martial : Bel été concentré
Bel été concentré
1967 Bounded little book on parchment, with handpainted collages, signed and numbered in pencil by the artist on the page of justification. Sergio Tosi... Without
Single work Original signed canvas de Raysse Martial : Composition without title
Composition without...
Circa 1958 Original painting. Oil on canvas and collage, signed in bottom on the right by the artist. Without
Original letter de Raysse Martial : Je te les ai rendus
Je te les ai rendus
Circa 1960 Original letter (typewriter) with collage (copy of a banknote), signed in ink by Martial Raysse, with the following text: "Comme tu t'imaginais que... Without
Handwritten letter de Raysse Martial : Avant de dormir lisez ceci
Avant de dormir...
Date unknown Autograph letter by the artist on a printed and dated page (September 8, 1958). On verso of the framing, a label carrying the handwritten signature... Without
Original signed letter de Raysse Martial : Letter and collage
Letter and collage
Circa 1960 Handwritten letter and collage (a butterfly), signed "Martial" (and "France", wife of the artist), framed in a box. Message written by France. Without

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* « Martial Raysse », Didier Semin, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume (Paris) et Carré d'Art (Nîmes), Ed. R.M.N., Paris, 1992 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « M. Raysse », G. Lascault et P. de Haas, Ed. Centre G. Pompidou, Paris, 1981
  • « Martial Raysse à Antibes », catalogue Musée Picasso, Antibes, 1982
  • « Qu'il est long le chemin », M. R., col. L'art en écrit, Ed. Jannink, 1992
  • « L’école de Nice », Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1995
  • « Martial Raysse », Alain Jouffroy, Ed. Georges Fall, Paris, 1996
  • « Martial Raysse », Catherine Grenier, monographie, cat., Ed. du Centre Pompidou, 2014
  • « Un Saint pêcheur, deux statues de M. Raysse », J. Bertron, Ed. Kamel Mennour, 2014
  • « Martial Raysse : Dessins », J. Bertron, Ed. Kamel Mennour, 2015
  • « Martial Raysse », Dimitri Salmon, Ed. du Griffon, 2016
  • «Martial Raysse », A. Pigeat, K. Mennour, Ed. Kamel Mennour, 2017
To read from the artist :
  • « Loco Bello », illustrations et texte de M. Raysse, Ed. Karl Flinker, 1976
  • « Martial Raysse », M. Raysse, Ed. Kamel Mennour, 2017
Website :
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Mouvements de l'art

  • + SCHOOL OF NICE / 1965-1975 / Jean-Claude Farhi, Robert Filliou, Roland Flexner, Serge III, Pierre Pinoncelli, etc.
  • + NEW REALISM / 1960-1970 / Gérard Deschamps, François Dufrêne, Raymond Hains, etc.
All art movements

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