Olivier Mosset

Olivier Mosset (born 1944 in Berne, lives and works in Tucson) worked in Paris from 1965 to 1977, participated in the creation of the group BMTP and then went to live in New York. He did numerous exhibitions with the Radical American Painters in the 1980s.
Mosset describes himself as a painter rather than an artist. His work is based on a principle of neutrality, radicality and self-effacement that constantly challenge the limits of painting. His approach involves continually going back to previous explorations and diversifying them, taking care to integrate into his conceptions the conditions in which they appeared, to modify his work in line with the current cultural context, thus questioning painting in its initial materiality.

See also Aux anges (artist's book by Olivier Mosset); Catherine Perret: Olivier Mosset – Painting, even.
Olivier Mosset - Rétrospective
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
An extensive overview of Olivier Mosset's six-decade painting practice.
Olivier Mosset -
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
Olivier Mosset's reference monograph offers a complete panorama of the work of one of the central figures in post-war abstract painting, and a pivotal reference for generations of European and American painters, covering six decades of practice, from the first experiments to the monumental recent works.
Olivier Mosset - Mosset / Christophe (maxi 45RPM vinyl)
CAN (Centre d'Art Neuchâtel)
The singer Christophe puts to music Olivier Mosset's interviews.
Olivier Mosset - Olt
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
sold out
This publication provides an in-depth exploration of the artists joint project Olt, focusing on a 1967 promotional campaign by the French oil company Elf. The book highlights Mosset and Sauvage's common interest in graphic design and roadside art, and features a text by Jill Gasparina on the circle as a symbol of visual modernity, as well as an interview with the two artists.
Olivier Mosset - Wheels
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Wheels gives a special overview of Olivier Mosset's career through the prism of his fascination for motorcycle and motor vehicles and their influence on his artistic practice.
Olivier Mosset -
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
sold out
Monograph / catalogue documenting recent, actual and future exhibitions dedicated to Mosset's latest works or to a whole radical and minimalist œuvre.
Olivier Mosset - Deux ou trois choses que je sais d\'elle… - Ecrits et entretiens, 1966-2003
French edition
MAMCO - Artists' writings
sold out
Olivier Mosset's writings and discussions.
Olivier Mosset - Route Nationale 6
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
Artist's book (photographs taken on the road).
Olivier Mosset - Sion
bilingual edition (German / French)
Le Consortium - Monographs
sold out
Exhibition catalogue.

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