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 Georges Mathieu  (1921 - 2012)

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Lived/Active: New York / France      Known for: abstraction, collage

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Birth
1921 (Boulogne sur Mer, France)
 
Death
2012

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New York / France


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abstraction, collage

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Post-war painter, Georges Mathieu was born in Boulogne sur Mer, in 1921, and received a bachelor's degree in English. After the war he went to work in Paris, working in public relations for the marine company LAST American Lines.

Mathieu began to paint non-figuratively around 1942, and in 1947 his abstract work began to attract attention due to the application of paint directly from the tube.
This new abstraction, described as: "lyric, informal or "tachiste" (having spots and blurs), i (showing 500 of 1232 characters).



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