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Jean Tinguely

 (1925 - 1991)
Jean Tinguely was active/lived in France, Switzerland.  Jean Tinguely is known for kinetic sculpture, collage and mixed-media pop art.

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The Swiss sculptor Jean Tinguely was born in Fribourg on 22 May 1925.  After going to school in Basle, he began an apprenticeship as a shop-window decorator in a department store in 1940.  He then studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basle from 1941 to 1945, a period during which he discovered the art of Schwitters and Klee as well as becoming an enthusiastic fan of the Bauhaus*.

Tinguely began experimenting with kinetics*, movement in space in 1944 with his machine-like sculptures by equipping them with electric motors and making them spin around at high speed.  He moved to Paris in 1951, where he participated in Robert Rauschenberg's international happenings and associated with the casual artist group Nouveaux Réa   ...  Displaying 750 of 2772 characters.

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