Introduction
Arman (November 17, 1928 – October 22, 2005) was a French-born American artist. Born Armand Fernandez in Nice, France, Arman was a painter who moved from using objects for the ink or paint traces they leave ("cachet", "allures d'objet") to using them as the painting itself. He is best known for his "accumulations" and destruction/recomposition of objects.
Wikidata
Q367973
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Introduction
Born Armand Pierre Fernandez November 17, 1928, in Nice. A prominent member of the Nouveau Réalistes in the 1960s. Relocated to New York City in 1973. He is known primarily for sculptures made from accumulations of found, like objects. His first solo exhibitions were in London and Paris, 1956. He exhibited internationally at the Venice Biennale, Documenta 4, Kassel, and Expo 67, Montreal. He first exhibited in the United States at the Cordier Ekstrom Gallery in 1961. There have been two retrospectives of his work: at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, 1964, and at the Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain in Nice, 2004. He acquired United States citizenship in 1973 but retained his French citizenship as well.
Nationalities
American, French
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Collector, Painter, Sculptor
Names
Arman, Fernandez Arman, Armand Fernandez, Armand Pierre Fernandez, Arman Pierre Arman
ULAN
500003632
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