Jean-Paul Riopelle - Painting , 1955 Oil on canvas, 115.2 x 72.5 cm Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Jean-Paul Riopelle - Painting , 1955 Oil on canvas, x cm Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Riopelle

Composition by Jean Paul Riopelle, Masters Gallery presents Group of Seven, ArtWalk South Granville.

Riopelle

Jean-Paul Riopelle Granité 1956 signed oil on canvas 45 by 55 cm. This work was executed in

Jean-Paul Riopelle Jouet (1923-2000) was a painter and sculptor from Quebec, Canada who was one of 1st Canadians to attain international recognition. Riopelle's style in the 1940s changed quickly from Surrealism to Lyrical Abstraction, in which he used myriad tumultuous cubes and triangles of multicolored elements, facetted with a palette knife, spatula, or trowel, on often large canvases to create powerful atmospheres. He lived at times with Joan Mitchell who had a great influence on him.

Jean-Paul Riopelle Jouet (1923-2000) was a painter and sculptor from Quebec, Canada who was one of 1st Canadians to attain international recognition. Riopelle's style in the 1940s changed quickly from Surrealism to Lyrical Abstraction, in which he used myriad tumultuous cubes and triangles of multicolored elements, facetted with a palette knife, spatula, or trowel, on often large canvases to create powerful atmospheres. He lived at times with Joan Mitchell who had a great influence on him.

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