On the occasion of the acquisition of Francis Gruber’s “Nu au canapé vert” by the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris (MAM Paris), here is a glimpse of the new display where works by Marquet, Derain, Fautrier, Hélion and Gruber are highlighted.
Comments in French, by Florence Chibret-Plaussu
While other artists were becoming more and more abstract, Francis Gruber preferred to paint human figures that were highly sculpted.
Gruber was influenced by Hieronymus Bosch and Albrecht Dürerand the Lorraine engraver Jacques Callot and became friends with the Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti.
“Nu au canapé vert” was part of the exhibition “Giacometti – Gruber. A shared look” at our gallery, in 2017.