An ironic, historic and personal assessment of the transformations of art in the years 1950-1960 by one member of the New realists: the story of collage
, the return of dada
, an evocation of Léo Malet, the work with Raymond Hains
A member of the New Realists
and a friend of Raymond Hains
, Jacques Villeglé (1926-2022), a pioneer of urban art, has been recognized mainly as a "collector" of posters taken down from the walls, torn up and reorganized in order to appropriate these "reflections of the dominant culture" and to make typographic components emerge that had become abstract.