André Beaudin Biography

France 1895-1980

Painter, sculptor, graphic artist and designer. He was influenced by the cubismo f Juan Gris, and the surrealism and decorativismo of Matisse.

His poetic style, is characterized by clean colors and clear structures. In his sculptures he stresses cubist forms.

He was born in Seine-et-Oise. He studied in the School of Decorative Arts in Paris. The most important event in his life as an artist was his encounter with Juan Gris, who introduced him to the world of cubism. His series of horses are important, houses, rivers, bicycles, themes in which influenced at large his whole life.

He illustrated books for surrealists, participating also in this movement.