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Pierre Arman

 (1928 - 2005)
Pierre Fernandez (Armand) Arman was active/lived in New York / France, Italy.  Pierre Arman is known for happenings, assemblage, abstraction.

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Pierre Arman


Pierre Arman, whose birth name was Armand Fernandez, was born in Nice, France in 1928.  His father, an antique dealer and weekend painter, had moved the family from Algeria to southern France.  Best known for his 'assemblages' created from found objects, Arman divided his time between France and the United States.

His first exposure to painting was through his father, who gave him art lessons.  In 1946, he began his painting study at the Ecole Nationale d'Art Decoratif in Nice, where he also earned degrees in mathematics and philosophy.  There he met artists Claude Pascal and Yves Klein, and together they hitchhiked across Europe.  He completed his studies in Nice in 1949, and went on to the Ecole  ...  Displaying 750 of 19039 characters.



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About  Pierre Arman

Born:  1928 - Nice, France
Died:   2005 - New York City
Known for:  happenings, assemblage, abstraction