Jean Dubuffet, ‘The Exemplary Life of the Soil (Texturology LXIII)’ 1958
Jean Dubuffet
The Exemplary Life of the Soil (Texturology LXIII) 1958
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The term appeared in the 1950s to describe the technique popularised by a group of Dutch and Belgian painters such as Bram Bogart, Jaap Wagemaker, Bert de Leeuw, René Guiette and Marc Mendelson. Its intention was to highlight the nature of painting and its materials.