Jean FAUTRIER, Forêt (Les Marronniers), 1943. Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris © Adagp, Paris, 2017 Crédit photographique : Eric Emo/Parisienne de Photographie
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Jean Fautrier, Texture and Light

visit lead by Director Frabrice Hergott

Rarely exhibited, this solitary figure is now considered to be the most significant precursor of Informal Art in 1928, the inventor of thick impasto in 1940 and a cardinal contributor to the revitalisation of modern art after Cubism. This retrospective comprises some 200 works – close to 160 paintings, drawings and prints, and a substantial group of sculptures – from numerous public and private collections in France and overseas.

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