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Martial Raysse

 (born 1936)
Martial Raysse is active/lives in France.  Martial Raysse is known for conceptual, abstract portrait, collage and landscape images.

Martial Raysse

Martial Raysse is a French artist born in Golfe-Juan on 12 February 1936.  He lives in Issigeac - France.  Raysse was born in a ceramicist family in Vallauris and began to paint and write poetry at age 12.  After studying and practicing athleticism at a high level, he began to accumulate rubbish odds and ends that he preserved under plexiglas.  In 1958 he exhibited at Galerie Longchamp some of his paintings with Jean Cocteau.

Fascinated by the beauty of plastic, he plundered low-costs shops with plastic items and developed what became his "vision hygiene" concept; a vision that showcases consumer society. This work received success as in 1961, 15 minutes before an opening in Milan, all of his works were sold. He t  ...  Displaying 750 of 3688 characters.

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About  Martial Raysse

Born:  1936 - Golfe-Juan, France
Known for:  conceptual, abstract portrait, collage and landscape images