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Pierre Wemaëre

Pierre Wemaëre French painter and tapestry designer

French painter and tapestry designer
Pierre Wemaëre
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Intro French painter and tapestry designer
A.K.A. Pierre Wemaere
Was Painter
From France
Type Arts
Gender male
Birth 1 October 1913, Comines, France
Death 8 January 2010, Versailles, France (aged 96 years)
Star sign LibraLibra
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Biography

Pierre Wemaëre (1913–2010) was a French painter and tapestry designer.

Biography

Wemaëre was born in Comines, France in 1913. Wemaëre was a student in Fernand Leger's Atelier de l'Art Contemporain in the mid 1930s. In the 1940s Wemaëre took up weaving and tapestry design as part of his art practice. He was a long-time friend and collaborator with Asger Jorn, who he had met at Leger's Atelier.

He died in Versailles, France in 2010.

Collections

His work is included in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, the Centre Pompidou, Paris and the Tate Museum, London.

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https://www.centrepompidou.fr/cpv/resource/c6rbKby/r68qrj
https://books.google.com/?id=DJxNAAAAYAAJ&q=Pierre+Wema%C3%ABre+fernand+leger&dq=Pierre+Wema%C3%ABre+fernand+leger
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https://books.google.com/?id=axLrAAAAMAAJ&q=Pierre+Wema%C3%ABre+tapestry+1946&dq=Pierre+Wema%C3%ABre+tapestry+1946
https://books.google.com/?id=5nExAQAAIAAJ&q=Pierre+Wema%C3%ABre+tapestry+1946&dq=Pierre+Wema%C3%ABre+tapestry+1946
https://www.artic.edu/artists/87661/pierre-wemaere
https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/4474/
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/pierre-wemaere-2131
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