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Pierre Soulages, “painter of black and light,” is a major figure of non-figurative painting, recognized as such since the start of his career after World War II. Born on December 24, 1919, in Rodez (south of France), Soulages, who continues to produce work at a steady pace, is celebrating his...

The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The exhibition celebrates Paul Mellon and his wife Rachel ‘Bunny’ Lambert, two of the most important, refined patrons of the arts of the twentieth century. The Bano Foundation is forging ahead with the exhibition series designed to present some...

A major figure in postwar lyrical abstraction, French painter Marie Raymond (1908–89) is perhaps best known as the wife of painter Fred Klein and the mother of French Nouveau Réaliste Yves Klein. That perception is wrong, according to Michèle Gazier. “First and foremost, Marie Raymond is an accomplished artist in...