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Pierre Soulages died at the age of 102.

The field of art just lost a figure, Pierre Soulages died at the age of 102.

The French artist became a figure that marked modern and contemporary painting with his  use of light and black.

The outrenoir, which will be his most famous work until the end, is a process that the artist developed in his studio.

Playing with light, the canvas painted with a thick coat of black paint allows a beautiful dance of highlight that the artist became a master of throughout his career.

Emmanuel Macron gave a national salute, one week after the death, in front of the Louvre.

His artworks are to be seen in the Pierre Soulages museum in Rodez. 


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