André Masson | Original graphics, lithographs, etchings, drawings and paintings


      "Painting is a bet."



      André Aimé René Masson (Balagny-sur-Thérain, January 4, 1896 - Paris, October 28, 1987) was a French painter.

      André Masson devoted his artistic life to the exploration of the irrational world through art, as a direct sublimation of the conflicts with the primary forces, which he had experienced during his experience in the First World War.

      Born in France, in Picardy, he moved with his family to Belgium, where he began his artistic training at the Academie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. In 1912 he moved to Paris where he attended the Académie des beaux-arts, showing a strong interest in Cubism. He was a friend of the painter Maurice Loutreuil (1885-1925) and traveled with him to Italy.

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