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IMHOFF, François (<i>born</i> 1938), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
IMHOFF, François (born 1938), Painter, pastellist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1938.

Painter, pastellist.

In the tradition of the Paris school, François Imhoff creates non-figurative paintings, which are assemblages of pieces of canvas, which he then paints while flat before stretching. Over the years, his work on colour has intensified. For him, 'colour is fundamental. It is colour that imposes its limit, its place, up until the point of paradox where one forgets the colour,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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