Some familiar names are Julius Bissier, Meret Oppenheim, Jean Arp
and Hans Richter, part of the avant-garde movement.
Energetically launched over each painting, Fougeirol's Dada-esque dust propulsions combine the chance procedures of Jean Arp
's collages with the scavenged materials of Kurt Schwitters's Merz pictures.
Working at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., I have had exceptional opportunities to study and research sculptures by many artists, such as Jean Arp
, Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell, Alberto Giacometti, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and David Smith.
These sculptures brought him quick renown, and he began to move in circles with other avant-garde artists of the time, including Jean Arp
(1887-1966), Max Ernst (1891-1976), Joan Miro (1893-1983) and Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), each of whom were applying the tenets of Surrealism in their own art.
Introducing thematic elements into his work, his primary sculptural influences include renowned fellow Benicians Manuel Neri and Robert Arneson and 20th century sculptors George Segal, Constantin Brancusi, Alberto Giacometti, Jean Arp
and Henry Moore.
So extensive an overview necessarily includes automatic, biomorphic works such as Jean Arp
's Shirt Front and Fork, 1922, and Henry Moore's Stringed Figure, No.
Abbot Hall has also seized the opportunity to exhibit a grouping of relevant items from the permanent collection in a separate space, and it's well worth wandering through to see the story extended even further through works by Kurt Schwitters, Jean Arp
, and others.
mention include Henry Moore (1898-1986), especially Recumbent Figure, Jean Arp
(1886-1996) and Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973).
Lustrous wood totems a la Jean Arp
and Brancusi stood on plinths that seemed to have folded out from the panels, revealing the white wall beneath.
Along with a painting and plaster sculpture by Jean Arp
, another highlight on the gallery's stand is Orpheus (2008-9) by Anthony Caro.
Some of the leading Surrealist artists were Giorgio De Chirico, Salvador Dali, Yves Tanguy, Rene Magritte, Joan Miro and Jean Arp
. And some artists continue to paint Surrealist pictures today.
An all-wood collage from 1980 felt like a graceful hat tip to Jean Arp