La Postella

The artist

The sculptor César was born in Marseilles in 1921 and died in Paris in 1998. He is best-known for his compressions of everyday objects, polyurethane foam expansions and human imprints that question both the consumer society and aesthetic categories. He was at the forefront of the Nouveau Réalisme movement, which he joined in 1961. He is considered as one of the most important 20th-century French sculptors.

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