Jean hans arp 1887-1966 jean arp (also called hans arp) was born in alsace and studied at the strasbourg school of arts and crafts, at weimar (1905-7) and the. Jean arp was born hans arp on september 16, 1886, in strassburg in 1904, after leaving the ecole des arts et métiers, strasbourg, he visited paris and published his. The french sculptor and painter jean arp (1887-1966) was a pioneer of abstract art his wooden reliefs and sculpture in the round are biomorphic in form and poetically allusive jean arp was born in strasbourg he studied at the academy in weimar in 1905-1907 and at the académie julian in paris in.
Jean arp, untitled, indian ink and pencil on paper, ca fondazione marguerite arp / biography find this pin and more on drawings by gg schaefer jean arp, untitled, indian ink and pencil on paper, ca 1916. Jean arp / hans arp was a german-french, or alsatian, sculptor, painter, poet and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paper when arp spoke in german he referred to himself as hans, and when he spoke in french he referred to himself as jean. Jean arp achieved this by dropping pieces of paper onto the canvas and gluing them where they generally fell in these works, very little human judgment is forced onto the composition arp would go as far as to cut the paper with a paper-cutter to further remove himself from the process. The world according to arp × news market reviews the time is the early fall of 1958, and jean arp is preparing to leave for new york, where the museum of modern art will host a.
Jean arp (also called hans arp) was born in alsace and studied at the strasbourg school of arts and crafts, at weimar (1905-7) and the academie julian, paris (1908) in 1912 he went to munich where he knew kandinsky and exhibited semi-figurative drawings at the second blaue reiter exhibition in 1912, and 1913 he exhibited with the. Jean (hans) arp, born on september 16, 1886, was a well-known german-french sculptor, painter and abstract artist arp was an innovator of abstract art and was a founding member of the dada art movement. Jean (hans) arp was a french-german artist and poet known as a founding member of dadaism view jean (hans) arp's 3,802 artworks on artnet find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.
Jean arp was born in strasbourg, france he began drawing at a very early age but soon tired of the everlasting copying of stuffed birds and withered flowers, and turned to poetry for relief, leaving the strasbourg school of applied art to read avidly the poetry of the members of the sturmer group. Jean arp's biography view biography of jean arp with birthdate, birthplace, birthname and height at famous biography. Biography art market/services out of protest against the nazis arp changed his name from hans to jean in 1939 jean arp is considered one of the great.
Jean arp's biography and life storyjean arp / hans arp was a german-french, or alsatian, sculptor, painter, poet and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paperwhen arp spoke. Help us improve our author pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography by jean hans arp jean arp, 1886-1966. Jean arp (1886-1966) the french abstract sculptor, engraver, collagist and poet, jean (hans) arp, was a prominent member of numerous important modern art movements of the 20th century, including the moderne bund , the blue rider expressionist group, dadaism and surrealism, as well as the sculptural artist-groups cercle et carre and abstract. Biographies of famous artists from jean arp to james abbott mcneill whistler this list covers just 75 of the most famous painters and sculptors to find other artists, search in the encyclopedia.
Jean arp, untitled, indian ink and pencil on paper, ca 1916 1916 opening of the 'künstlerkneipe voltaire' (voltaire artists tavern), later called the cabaret voltaire, a podium for numerous events by dada artists, in zurich on 5 february. Includes a short biography of david m solinger, and brief information and full color plates from the artists included in his collection and presented in this catalog. Biography critical essays jean jean arp translated by enid york new york: grove press, 1960 a short introduction to arp's life and art, with many photographs of his artwork.