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Yves Klein (1928-1962)



Anthropometries of the Blue Period and Fire Paintings: Two Performances (1960)
Yves Klein: The Blue Revolution (English language, 2007), dir. François Levy-Kuentz
Yves Klein: Anthropométrie de l'époque bleu (French langauge, 1996), dir. Alan Jaubert

Yves Klein was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau rŽalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of Performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art, as well as Pop art.


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