Geneviève CLAISSE, born in 1935 in France, a relative to Auguste Herbin. Her approach to painting was influenced by reading Art d’Aujourd’hui, Tribune of Geometrical Abstraction.
1958 First solo exhibits in the Galerie Caille in Cambrai and Galerie Hybler in Paris.
1961 First exhibit in the Galerie Denise René in Paris where she regularly exhibited in the following years.
1965 + Focused work on color (Cercles, ADN)
1967 Museum of Fine Arts of La Chaux-de-Fonds. Biennale of Paris.
1968 “Art Optique” at the Museum of Fine Arts of Oslo
1972 Modern Art Center PF Alençon
1983 Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille
1989 Musée Matisse du Cateau-Cambrésis
CLAISSE, Genevieve : cercles, 1971, gouche on paper, signed image, 19 x 19, 29 x 23