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Olivier Mosset -
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 (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.
Edited by Julien Gonzalez-Alonso.
Preface by Michel Gauthier.
Text by Elisabeth Wetterwald.

Published with Éditions du Griffon.
 
published in February 2020
French edition
24,5 x 30,5 cm (hardcover)
264 pages (color & b/w ill.)
 
68.00
 
ISBN : 978-2-37896-137-4
EAN : 9782378961374
 
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