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Arman

French- American, 1928 - 2005

Remarks: Birth name Armand Pierre Fernandez Born Armand Pierre Fernandez November 17, 1928, in Nice. A prominent member of the Nouveau Réalistes in the 1960s. Relocated to New York City in 1973. He is known primarily for sculptures made from accumulations of found, like objects. His first solo exhibitions were in London and Paris, 1956. He exhibited internationally at the Venice Biennale, Documenta 4, Kassel, and Expo 67, Montreal. He first exhibited in the United States at the Cordier Ekstrom Gallery in 1961. There have been two retrospectives of his work: at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, 1964, and at the Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain in Nice, 2004. He acquired United States citizenship in 1973 but retained his French citizenship as well.