Francois Morellet | i |
last name: Morellet
first name: Francois
birthday: 1926
birth-place: Cholet (France)

Morellet was first a landart painter.
Then he switched to abstract painting.
His latest works are near to the Dadaists.


30.4.1926 Born in Cholet-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire (FR)
1946 marriage with Danielle Marchand
since 1950 abstract works
1960 co-founder of the artists’ association G.R.A.V. (Groupe de Recherche d’Art visuel), which existed until 1968
since 1962 outdoor works
since 1963 light-installations with neon-tubes
1964 first participation at the “Documenta”, Kassel, Germany, with an interactive light-installation
1970 first “désintégrations architecturales”, installations in public space
1973 first works on wall from the series “tableaux déstabilisés”
1996 first works from the series. “lunatiques” with neon-tubes
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