Francois Morellet

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Born 1926 in Cholet, France.

Morellet was first a landart painter.
Then he switched to abstract painting.
His latest works are near to the Dadaists.

Part of artist groups(s): GRAV (group de recherche d'art visuel)

30.4.1926 Born in Cholet-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire (FR)

1946 marriage with Danielle Marchand

since 1950 abstract works

1960 co-founder of the artists’ association G.R.A.V. (Groupe de Recherche d’Art visuel), which existed until 1968

since 1962 outdoor works

since 1963 light-installations with neon-tubes

1964 first participation at the “Documenta”, Kassel, Germany, with an interactive light-installation

1970 first “désintégrations architecturales”, installations in public space

1973 first works on wall from the series “tableaux déstabilisés”

1996 first works from the series. “lunatiques” with neon-tubes

Lives and works in Cholet (FR)

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