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Bronze barge by Henri-Georges Adam, 1956

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The barge, 1956, by Henri-Georges Adam (1904-1967) Brown-green patinated bronze sculpture. Exceptional relief surface work. Signed, numbered. Ref : Cat.raisonne´: “Adam” par Waldemar George et Ionel Jianou, 1968, Arted, Editions, Paris, pp.39,42,67,ill.43. Exhibition cat.: A la rencontre d’Adam », Ho^tel de la Monnaie, Paris, 1968, page 42. H.G.Adam (1904-1967), Important French engraver and sculptor of the new Ecole de Paris, also famous for his monumental black and white tapestries. Had a kind of Rouault style, satirical as surrealistic. Knew many famous artists as Zadkine, Soutine, Le´ger, Matisse and Picasso… He made Sartre “Les Mouches (flies)” theater scene and costumes in 1943.He was concerned about the relation between sculpture and architecture,conceiving huge outside monumental sets and studied the transformation of an organic shape into a work of art. Teacher at the Paris Ecole des Beaux-Arts. from 1959. Architectural sculptures from 1962 in France. First retrospective in Amsterdam in 1955. Paris retrospective in 1966 at the Musee d’Art moderne.

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