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 (do͞o-bə-fā′, dü-bü-fĕ′), Jean 1901-1985.
French artist who championed art brut or "raw art," the work of untrained artists such as children, prisoners, or psychiatric patients with psychosis.


(French dybyfɛ)
(Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1901–85, French painter, inspired by graffiti and the untrained art of children and psychotics


(ˌdu bəˈfeɪ, ˌdyu-)

Jean (zhä n), 1901–85, French painter.
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Dans les ventes aux encheres internationales, Chaibia se retrouve systematiquement dans les memes lots que Picasso, Braque, Miro, Appel, Dubuffet et autre Tinguely.
In his early twenties, he moved to New York City and joined the legendary Martha Jackson Gallery where participated in the landmark exhibition, New Forms, with Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, John Chamberlain, and Claus Oldenburg, as well as earlier masters, Dubuffet, Schwitters, and Arp.
She has had the pleasure to have met and worked with Picasso, Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, the Prince of China, Leonor Fini, David Hockney, Jean DuBuffet, Roy Lichtenstein, Karol Apple, Malfalda Davis and the Shah of Iran.
Artist records were set for Chaim Soutine, Peter Doig and Jean Dubuffet, whose 'Paris Polka' fetched $24.
I'd slip into an art galley after school, dream about the pictures by Chagall or Picasso or Dubuffet, take a snort of the smell of dry oil paint, then go home, a crazy smile on my face.
Jackson Pollock explored a path even more free of figural representation than had been attempted in the disruptions of artistic tradition preceding him, and Jean Dubuffet explicitly called for a new style of art he called "Art Brut" that aspired to as complete a renunciation of culturally conditioned sensibilities as could be accomplished.
Jean Dubuffet is the second exhibition at Paris CDG airportOs Terminal 2E Following Rodin, Jean Dubuffet.
The outdoor gallery with works by Picasso, Dubuffet and Vasarely is as impressive as the ski area.
There are nods or acknowledgement to Jean Dubuffet, to Henry Moore, to scholars' stones and to direct forces of nature but each of these is well absorbed into his own language.
A brief foreword by Hans Gunter Golinski and Sepp Hiekisch-Picard introduces the exhibit and places it within the larger Art Brut ("raw" or "outsider" art produced by mediums, visionaries, people incarcerated or with mental disorders, and other "nonprofessionals"), a term coined by Jean Dubuffet.
The paintings, sculptures and sketches from Beyeler and his wife Hildy's private gallery collection include works by Monet, Gauguin, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Matisse, Kokoschka, Klee, Leger, Dubuffet and Roy Lichtenstein, the auction house said.
Originally formulated by French artist Jean Dubuffet, who had a particular fascination with the creative impulses of the mentally ill, Art Brut is now a broad church encompassing naive and folk art, intuitive art and creators of visionary environments.