Jean Helion - Ile de France (detail), 1935

Jean Helion/ Jean Helion

France 1904 - 1987

Painting

Jean Helion
Jean Helion
Male
France
1904

Author of several books and a lot of critical writing, Jean Helion was a French painter who rejected abstraction half way through his career and embraced figurative painting, creating artwork that had him proclaimed as one of the leading modernist painters.

Featured image: Jean Helion – Ile de France (detail), 1935. Photo via wikiart.org.