Jean Helion - Ile de France (detail), 1935

Jean Helion

June 2, 2013

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.

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