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Francois Morellet, born in 1926 in Cholet (+ 2016), France, has paved the way in “concrete art.”

In the 1950s and 1960s he created his first stringently rational works on the basis of geometrical systems. Later, his handling of form became much freer and more playful. A “central position of irony and at the same time of distance” towards geometry became noticeable, without Morellet having denied his constructivist approach.

The list of his exhibitions is long. Some important addresses on this list—the Pompidou Centre in Paris, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the Nationalgalerie in Berlin, the Lenbachhaus in Munich.

Numerous museums and public collections possess works by this artist. His architecturally related works make their mark in and on public buildings worldwide.

In 1998, his large neon installation in the Debis complex at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin reached the headlines.

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