Jacques Villeglé

Born in France in 1926, Jacques Villeglé is a leading visual artist who belongs to the group of New Realists, founded in Paris in 1960. He first studied painting and design at the Beaux Arts of Rennes where he met his faithful accomplice Raymond Hains, before moving on to study architecture. Recuperating objects for use in his work, he began to collect torn posters. Using almost only this unique material, Villeglé has developed an astonishingly, rish body of work. In 2000, he starts investigating the field of sculptures using the social-political alphabet he invented in the late 1960s.

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sterling silver and 18 carats yellow gold
2.7 x 3.8 cm
Edition of 8