Jean Arp (Hans Arp)

1886–1966

Biography

Hans Bellmer, ‘Portrait of Jean Arp’ 1957
Hans Bellmer
Portrait of Jean Arp 1957
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Jean Arp or Hans Arp (16 September 1886 – 7 June 1966) was a German-French sculptor, painter, poet, and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paper.

When Arp spoke in German he referred to himself as "Hans", and when he spoke in French he referred to himself as "Jean".

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