Arman (Armand Fernandez)


Arman (Armand Fernandez), ‘Condition of Woman I’ 1960
Condition of Woman I 1960
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Arman (November 17, 1928 – October 22, 2005) was a French-born American artist. Born Armand Fernandez in Nice, France, Arman was a painter who moved from using objects for the ink or paint traces they leave (cachets, allures d'objet) to using them as the artworks themselves. He is best known for his Accumulations and destruction/recomposition of objects.

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