Claude Viallat

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Claude Viallat was born in 1936 in Nimes, France, where he continues to live and work. He is one of the founders of the Supports/Surfaces movement in the 1970s, which called for art to renew itself through a deconstruction of traditional materials. Viallat started to work on industrial tarp, endlessly repeating the same abstract pattern, resembling a small bone, which became his signature. Stencilled repeatedly onto a range of supports, the pattern asks us to reflect on the meaning of the creative act and the status of the work of art.






Les échelles de Nîmes June 7 - July 27, 2018 / Brussels
Les années 1980 June 4 - July 23, 2016 / Paris - 30 rue Beaubourg
Oeuvres récentes March 1 > April 5, 2014 / Paris - 30 rue Beaubourg
Claude Viallat September 12 > October 31, 2014 / Brussels
Raboutages January 10 > February 21, 2009 / Paris - 30 rue Beaubourg
Tentes militaires December 1 > January 13, 2007 / Paris - 30 rue Beaubourg
Portes et fenêtres January 24 > February 28, 2004 / Paris - 30 rue Beaubourg
Objets November 25 > January 13, 2001 / Paris - 30 rue Beaubourg
Oeuvres récentes Apr 29 > Jun 3, 1998 / Paris - 30 rue Beaubourg



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