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 Yves Klein

Yves Klein

Birth
Nice, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Death 6 Jun 1962 (aged 34)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial La Colle-sur-Loup, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Memorial ID 21266728 · View Source
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Artist. He is considered an important figure in post-war European art. During the years 1948 to 1952, he traveled to Italy, Great Britain, Spain, and Japan. In 1955, Klein settled permanently in Paris, where he was given a solo exhibition at the Club des Solitaires. His monochrome paintings were shown at the Galerie Colette Allendy and Galerie Iris Clert in Paris, in 1956. In 1960 he founded the New Realism movement along with art critic Pierre Restany. Among his works "Le Vide," "Le Saut dans le Vide," "The Monotone Symphony" and "Victory of Samothrace." He died of a heart attack.


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  • Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 31 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21266728
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yves Klein (28 Apr 1928–6 Jun 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21266728, citing Cimètiere de La Colle-sur-Loup, La Colle-sur-Loup, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France ; Maintained by José L Bernabé Tronchoni (contributor 46500104) .