A recent trip to Europe and encountering Olivier’s work lead me to André’s work – the influence of André awakened Olivier’s marked fondness for colour. More to come soon on Tachisme, a school of painting about which I know too little.
First ran across Bernard’s work at La Galerie Les Yeux Fertiles while on vacation in Paris. There is little in English about him on the internet. According to this site (copied and pasted I to Google Translate) Bernard Saby (1925-1975) is a French painter and draftsman. After having studied musical composition in his youth with René Leibowitz, he developed a singular and suggestive abstraction, nourished not only by his research in the field of serial music, but also by his experience of drugs, mescaline or hashish in particular, or again by his in-depth study of lichens and ancient Chinese texts.