MAX PAPART was born in 1911 and died at the age of 83 in 1994. He is a contemporary Franco-American collagist painter. Originally from Marseille, he briefly took lessons at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Marseille, preferring to train alone in painting. He left Marseille for Paris at the age of 25, where he worked as an artisan printer. His first exhibition took place in 1938 at the Galerie Bureau in Paris, then at the Galerie Sébire in Marseille in 1946. During his career, he illustrated bibliophile works by Jacques Prévert and Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes. It evolves in a post-cubist language to an expression borrowing certain plastic reasoning from abstraction. For his creations, he uses mixed techniques and collage. But he still seeks to improve his technique by trying his hand at the technique of etching by adding carborundum invented by his friend Henri Goetz. He also became a teacher at the University of Paris VIII, where he taught printing. Then, towards the end of his life, he began to design jewelry. In addition to this, you need to know more about it.
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