Born in 1926 in Quimper (France)
Considered the leading poster designer, Jacques Villeglé is a leading visual artist who belongs to the group of New Realists, founded in Paris in 1960.
He first studied painting and design at the Beaux Arts of Rennes where he met his faithful accomplice Raymond Hains, before moving on to study architecture. Recuperating objects for use in his work, he began to collect torn posters.
He is famous for his alphabet with symbolic letters and decollage with ripped or lacerated posters.
Ring – Silver
2.7 x 3.8 cm
Edition Patrick Boisgrollier, 1/8
Coll. Diane Venet