Pierre Fernandez Arman

Pierre Fernandez Arman

Born in Nice in 1928, Arman Pierre Fernandez ….

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…. , A pupil de l ‘Ecole d’ Art Décoratif and de l ‘Ecole du Louvre,

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he devoted himself to painting at first.

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 In the early 60s the artistic style of Arman however, undergoes a radical change
And in this period that fact in his works, become three-dimensional, he inserts objects often destroyed.

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He is named among the leading exponents of “New Realism” art movement that tells the man through everyday objects: shoes ….

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 … Watches …

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… Musical instruments …

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… Typewriters …

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… Tools …

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… Coins, toys etc.
 Often these particular accomplishments want to express, among other concepts, our civilization taken into gear consumerism …

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He realizes more and more targeted works such as accumulations of identical objects arranged in a geometric way with order and elegance.

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Cars ….

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… And musical instruments …

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… remain among his favorite subjects.
 He himself has defined as “a painter who makes sculpture”.
Died in New York in 2005, Arman is buried at Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris.
 On his grave it is written a mocking inscription “Enfin seul!” (Finally alone !)
His works are exhibited all over the world.

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