(1934 - 2000)
Yves Gaucher was active/lived in Quebec, New York / Canada. Yves Gaucher is known for grid-minimal abstract painting, graphics, teaching.
Biography Yves Gaucher
"I am an elitist artist. I am a professional artist and what I do is what I think is art," - Yves Gaucher
Yves Gaucher is considered to be one of the most important Canadian modern artists. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; where he lived his whole life and died; he was a painter, printmaker, graphic artist, art theoretician and educator.
Quote: "Art is for communion, not for communication. That's the enormous difference. I have nothing to convey. I don't care about a literary quality in my painting. There is none. It is pure experience." - Yves Gaucher (1972)
His mediums were acrylic on canvas; planographic prints - lithography* and silkscreen*; intaglio prints - aquatint* and drypoint etching*;
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