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PIGNON-ERNEST, Ernest (<i>born</i> 1942), Draughtsman, sculptor, intervention artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PIGNON-ERNEST, Ernest (born 1942), Draughtsman, sculptor, intervention artist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1942, in Nice.

Draughtsman, sculptor, intervention artist. Religious subjects, figures, nudes.

Nouvelle Figuration, Figuration Narrative.

Pignon-Ernest creates stencil paintings, serigraphs taken from preparatory drawings in charcoal and black pencil, casts and frescoes, all of which are destined to disappear over time as they are exposed to the weather. He situates his figures and tortured bodies at the heart of everyday

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