Collection de l’Art Brut marks its fortieth anniversary with exhibition of works by Eugen Gabritschevsky

Marking its fortieth anniversary, the Collection de l’Art Brut is showing the little known oeuvre of Eugen Gabritschevsky (1893-1979). This Russian creator's works first met the public eye thanks to their integration by Jean Dubuffet into his personal Art Brut collection, as of 1950. The Eugen Gabritschevsky show is being set up jointly with the La maison rouge (Paris, July 8 - Sept. 18, 2016) and the American Folk Art Museum (New York, March 13 - Aug. 13, 2017). It comprises 75 works from the Collection de l'Art Brut holdings, together with a good number of works on loan from abroad, i.e. from both the creator's family and the Galerie Chave in Vence (Fr). Featuring 145 of Gabritschevsky's pieces, the show also includes photographs, texts by his pen and archival documents. The son of a renowned bacteriologist, this creator was born in Moscow. After studies in biology and then specialization in genetics,

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