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 Lebel, Jean Jacques (1936 - )
France

Christ Androgyne, 1965

Mixed media;
125 x 110 x 19.5 cm
Fluxus

UID 102-679



Biography

Poet, collagist, theorician and happening, performance artist. Born in France, Neuilly-sur-Seine, he spent part of his childhood in New York where we got acquainted with Marcel Duchamp and André Breton. In the large international events, happenings and art actions that he organised in Paris, Milan, Venice and New York - Anti-Process (1960-61), The Festival of Free Expression (1964-67), Polyphonix (1979-88), War on war (1982) - he always brought together exhibitions of painting, cinema or video, poetry in all its forms, the most diverse music. He published in 1966 an essay about the happening. He worked with Oldenburg, Kaprow, Kudo, Errò, Paik, Filliou, etc. In the seventies he traveled in the United States with Deleuze and Guattari, and met Allen Ginsberg, whose writings he translated into French.. His “Monument to Antonin Artaud”, 1959, could be seen at the exhibition “Paris, Capital of Art 1900-1968” at Royal Academy of Arts, London and Guggenheim Bilbao, 2002. In 1998 participed with Dick Higgins and Pierre Restany at Art/Action Colloque in Quebec City, Canada. In 2000, he had a retrospective in Fondazione Morra, Naples and Fondazione Mudima in Milan.



Exhibitions

Art Wine Passion
Bacalhôa Vinhos de Portugal, Portugal
29-04-2004 ~ 28-07-2004

Jean-Jacques Lebel – Works from 1960-1965
The Mayor Gallery, United Kingdom
06-11-2003 ~ 19-12-2003

Art in France 1860-1960: Realism
MASP - Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil
15-05-2009 ~ 30-06-2009

Art in France 1860-1960: Realism, Porto Alegre
MARGS, MUSEU DE ARTE DO RIO GRANDE DO SUL ADO MALAGOLI, Brazil
13-07-2009 ~ 30-08-2009

Observers
Museu Colecção Berardo, Portugal
14-02-2011 ~ 29-05-2011


Bibliography

Jean-Jacques Lebel, 1999
Published by Ed. Mazzotta

Jean-Jacques Lebel – Works from 1960-1965, 2003
Published by The Mayor Gallery







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