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Yves Klein

Yves Klein during the work on the Gelsenkirchen Opera, 1959
Born (1928-04-28)28 April 1928
Nice, France
Died 6 June 1962(1962-06-06) (aged 34)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Known for Painting, performance art
Notable work IKB 191 (1962)
Monotone Symphony (1949)
Movement Nouveau réalisme
Spouse(s) Rotraut Uecker (fr)

For me, each nuance of a color is in some way an individual, a being who is not only from the same race as the base color, but who definitely possesses a distinct character and personal soul.
Yves Klein
The dominant invades the entire picture, as it were. In this way I seek to individualize the color, because I have come to believe that there is a living world of each color and I express these worlds.
Yves Klein