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MARTINEZ, Jacques (<i>born</i> 1944), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARTINEZ, Jacques (born 1944), Painter, sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1944, in El-Biar.

Painter (mixed media), sculptor.

Jacques Martinez lives and works in Rivesaltes. His early abstract work is influenced by American Abstraction and displays large colour areas geometrically structured by a folding scheme. He sought to achieve a decorative effect through the use of frames made of wood or metal. The decorative element grew in importance in later work. His later pieces address

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