(1924 - 2012)
Francois Arnal was active/lived in France. Francois Arnal is known for abstract painting, sculpture, furniture making.
François Arnal was born in 1924 in La Valette (France), from a family of wine growers. He went to high school in Toulon and graduated in Law and Literature from the Aix en Provence University.
In 1943, he entered the "maquis d'Auvergne" as a member of the Resistance. There, he became acquainted with Conrad Kickert, a Dutch artist refugee from Paris and friend with Le Fauconnier. It's he who taught Arnal the first rudiments of his job and encouraged him to paint.
Arnal started painting in 1947. In 1948, François Arnal moved to Paris where he met the painters Dmitrienko, Rezvani and Quentin but also the writers Raymond Queneau, Hubert Juin, J.C Lambert and Alain Jouffroy.
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