Yves Klein

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Style: New Realism

Place: Nice

Born: 1928

Death: 1962

Nationality: France


Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ​[iv klɛ̃] 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by the art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of Performance art, and is seen ...