Aristide Maillol


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Noun1.Aristide Maillol - French sculptor of monumental female nudes (1861-1944)
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He had the opportunity to meet and spend time among some of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, like Pablo Picasso, Georges Baque, Aristide Maillol, Jean Effel, Salvador Dali, Pierre Bonnard and Marcel Duchamp to name a few.
In the 1920s, Richier had been a student of Antoine Bourdelle, then the reigning counter-Rodinist, an artist widely admired for a type of "heroic," quasi-geometric realism that paralleled the monumental platitudes of Aristide Maillol.
Pensionado por el gobierno en 1919, pasa una primera temporada en Madrid; despues en Paris ingresa L'Eccole de Beaux Artes y recibe influencias directas de Aristide Maillol, Charles Despiau y Antoine Bourdelle.
He gained the respect of a new generation of artists--for example, he commissioned a bronze from Aristide Maillol, who had only recently switched to sculpture, in 1902, and in 1914 his artistic advice was sought by Kees van Dongen in Amsterdam.
Among the notable figures who previously owned these works are the artists Aristide Maillol and Gustave Feyet; G.
Whereas earlier studies of the French right wing focus on figures whose relationship to fascism constituted a fatal, rightward march (Drieu la Rochelle, Celine, Brasillach, Rebatet) or, at the very least, a shameful moment of past involvement (de Man, Blanchot) Avant-Garde Fascism discusses figures whose involvement with fascist movements was determined largely through aesthetics, such as Le Corbusier, Germaine Krull, Aristide Maillol, and others.