Bernard Buffet | the artist
The artist Bernard Buffet
Born July 10 1928, Paris, France.
Died Oct 4 1999, , .
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Entered in painting as we got in religion, he found a land of refuge, his workshop. What from anxiety or serenity will keep him compagny ? Again, a useless questions … We always talk too much
Work in the MOMA collection
Works in the TATE gallery
On a sunny afternoon in the 1950s, Pablo Picasso was sitting with his children on the terrace of a café in the south of France. Another artist arrived. "Look, there is Bernard Buffet," said Picasso's children. They jumped up and asked for the autograph of the young, handsome, awkward man who was joint equally with their father the most celebrated painter of the post-war world, a modern master who had made a colossal fortune from his work by the age of 30…