Simon Hantaï, whose pioneering work was a major inspiration for Arnal and the artists of the Supports/Surfaces group, crumpled the canvas and saturated it with colour, leaving free rein to chance in the resulting composition. However, unlike Arnal, Hantaï then smoothed out and re-stretched the canvas.
Fondation Gandur pour l'Art collection
For more information: a catalog was published on the occasion of the exhibition At the heart of abstraction. Fondation Gandur pour l’Art collection
Editor: Fondation Maeght
Prefaces: Adrien Maeght and Jean Claude Gandur
Texts: Yan Schubert and Lucie Pfeiffer
Reproduction of all exhibited works