Henri Laurens | the artist




The artist Henri Laurens
Born Febr 18 1885, Paris, France.
Died May 5 1954 Paris.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Cubism, Documenta Kassel,

After meeting the Cubist artist Georges Braque in 1911 he adopted the Cubist style. He made collages, reliefs and sculptures in polychromed wood, plaster and metal in which he attempted to give spatial expression to the paper collages of the Cubists Braque and Picasso.


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Sculpture
…He exhibited extensively in Europe and the United States during the early 1950s, and received the Prize of the IV Centenary of São Paulo at the São Paulo Bienal in 1953.
Works in the Tate collection
À partir de 1917, Henri Laurens renoue avec les techniques sculpturales traditionnelles : pierre, terre cuite puis bronze, plus exceptionnellement bois et marbre…


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