|Pierre Fernandez Arman |
"I have always been very much involved in the pseudo biological cycle of production, consumption and destruction. And for a long time, I have been anguished by the fact that one of its most conspicuous material results is the flooding of our world with junk and rejected odd objects." Arman Quote.
|Arman - Prints, lithographs, etchings and illustrated books.|
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|Arman Pierre Fernandez is born in Nice, France. |
|Arman takes a 3 year course in art at the Nice School of Decorative Arts|
|Arman leaves Nice to go to Paris where he will study at the Louvre School|
|Arman collects his first primitive, African art objects, his first canvasses are created under the influence of Poliakoff and Nicolas de Staël. |
|Arman creates his first stamps and prints, traces of inked objects. |
|Arman meets the merchant Daniel Cordier who will be his most faithful representative. He begins his first object accumulations. |
|Arman adheres to the new realist movement along with Yves Klein, Pierre Restany, Hains, Martial Raysse, Spoerri etc. |
|Arman creates his first “Coupes et Colères”. The following year, the artist will create his first accumulation of objects in volume. |
|Arman divides his time between Vence and New York. He will benefit afterwards from a dual, Franco-American nationality|
|Arman creates his first inclusions in concrete. |
|Arman participates in the "Paris New York" exhibition in the Pompidou Centre in Paris. |
|Arman delivers many orders: a sculpture for the Town of Nice (Acropolis Gardens) and an installation of 2 bronze accumulations in the Saint-Lazarre station in Paris. |
|Arman develops the Shooting colours series. Theses are paintings created on the ground by ejecting colours from tubes which are crushed underfoot. |
|Arman creates a 4 meter tall sculpture in front of the Troisgros brothers’ restaurant in Roanne. It is made up of hundreds of bronze forks. |
|Presentation of the Arman African art collection at the Paris Museum of African and Oceanian Arts. |
|Arman dies on October 22 in New York. |
1956 - "Arman", Gallery Haut-Pavé, Paris, France.
1959 - "Mostra personale de Arman", Galleria Apollinaire, Milan, Italy.
1960 - "Arman", gallery Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany.
1963 - "Arman", Sidney Janis Gallery, New-York, USA.
1966 - "Arman", Beaux-Arts Museum, Brussels, Belgium.
1969 - "Arman,accumulations Renault", Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France.
1975 - "Arman, objets armés", Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France.
1983 - "Arman, la parade des objets", Picasso Museum, Antibes, France.
1987 - "Arman", gallery Ferrero, Nice, France.
1996 - "Arman", Sidney Janis Gallery, New-York, USA.
1998 - "Arman retrospective", Jeu de Paume Museum, Paris, France.
2003 - "Arman, A Survey 1954 - 2002", Malborough Gallery, New-York, USA.
2006 - "Arman, les inédits", La Malmaison, Cannes, France.
1987 - "Arman" by Bernard Lamarche-Vadel, Ed. de la Différence.
1972 - "Arman" by Otto Hahn, Ed. Hazan.
1973 - "Arman" by Pierre Restany, Ed. Abrams-Horay.
1990 - "Arman prints" by Jane Otmezguine, Ed. Marval.
1992 - "Arman, mémoires accumulées" by Otto Hahn, Ed. Belfond, Paris.
1993 - "Arman" by Pierre Cabanne, Ed. de la Différence.
2000 - "Arman la traversée des objets" by Tita Reut, Ed. Hazan.
2003 - "Arman ou l'irréalité des choses" from Tita Reut, Ed. Gallimard.
|Arman - Catalogues Raisonnes|
- Arman les estampes", about 300 original prints by Arman are in the catalogue made by Moreau and Otmezguine (Marval publisher) for the périod 1960 - 1990.