Dubuffet Drawings at the Morgan Library

If you live in or near New York’s Madison Avenue, there’s only a few days remaining to see this exhibit at the Morgan Library (closes January 2) I love the drawing below – Jean Dubuffet’s L’Arnaque (The Swindle), 1962.
[ Mike Stevenson / Pas De Merde]

A leading French artist of the twentieth century, Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) eschewed traditional notions of beauty in art in favor of what he perceived as more authentic forms of expression, inspired by graffiti, children’s drawings, and the creations of psychiatric patients. Drawing played a major role in his development as he explored on paper new subjects and techniques and experimented with non-traditional tools and modes of application.

Source: Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 at the Morgan Library | French Culture

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