(1920 - 1999)
Olivier Debre was active/lived in France. Olivier Debre is known for abstract painting, large scale public art.
Biography Olivier Debre
Following is The New York Times obituary of Olivier Debre
Olivier Debre, 79, a Leader Of France's Abstract Artists
By Alan Riding, June 6, 1999
Olivier Debre, one of France's best-known abstract painters of the postwar era, whose large-format works include the stage curtain at the Comedie Francaise, died here on Tuesday. He was 79 and lived in Paris.
Mr. Debre's form of abstract art, which he described as ''opposite to the geometric abstraction of the Cubism of Cezanne and Picasso,'' involved daring splashes of color applied with thick brush strokes intended to create a mood of sensuality and poetry.
''For me, painting and emotion are inseparable,'' he said at the time of his last major retrospective in
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