|Style:||Oil on Canvas|
|Size:||28" x 40"|
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Edgar Pillet is a student of the School of Fine Arts in Bordeaux (1928) and of Fine Arts in Paris (1931). His artistic activity is important in the artistic life of post war years. Secretary General of the magazine "Art d'aujourd'hui", he collaborates alongside the "Gazette des lettres". With Jean Dewasne, he co-founds the Abstract Art Workshop (Academy de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, 1950); this place has a definite influence on young painters of the time. In 1951, he directs "Genesis", an abstract film. Pillet settles for a long period in the United States where he becomes a professor at the University of Louisville (Kentucky), then at the Art Institute of Chicago. Painter, sculptor, architect, printmaker, muralist, working in the art of tapestry designer, he participates in numerous group exhibitions and many solo exhibitions are dedicated to him in France and abroad. He receives several major awards.