Balthazar Klossowski (Polish-French), known as Balthus, is largely regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most important painters—as well as the most scandalous. His dreamlike canvases populated with pubescent girls in provocative poses garnered him both praise and scorn from artists and critics alike.
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the Balthus Foundation inaugurated its cultural space at Rossinière with a first exhibition titled "Balthus’ youth".
The aim of the Foundation – whose articles of association were signed by Balthus himself and his wife, Countess Setsuko Klossowska de Rola, in late 1998 – is to insure the continuing legacy of the artist, his work, personality and influence.