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Pierre Soulages

 (born 1919)
Pierre Soulages is active/lives in France.  Pierre Soulages is known for abstract painting.

Pierre Soulages

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A painter, printmaker and sculptor, Pierre Soulages was born at Rodez, Aveyron in France. Influenced by the Celtic carvings in the local museum and by the Romanesque art and architecture of that region, he began to take an interest in art and began to paint. He went to Paris in 1938, where he saw the exhibitions of Picasso and C├ęzanne, and briefly studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

Soulages' early paintings were often of leaf-less trees in winter, with the black branches contrasting against the background sky. After returning back to his hometown after  ...  Displaying 763 of 13676 characters.

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About  Pierre Soulages

Born:  1919 - France
Known for:  abstract painting