Jacques Mahé de la Villeglé

born 1926

Jacques Mahé de la Villeglé, ‘Jazzmen’ 1961
Jazzmen 1961
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Jacques Villeglé, born Jacques Mahé de la Villeglé (27 March 1926 – 6 June 2022) was a French mixed-media artist and affichiste famous for his alphabet with symbolic letters and decollage with ripped or lacerated posters. He was a member of the Nouveau Réalisme art group (1960–1970). His work is primarily focused on the anonymous and on the marginal remains of civilization.

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