Jean Tinguely (1925 – 1991)  The machine sculptures engage in a loud and multi-coloured conversation with the onlooker: Through his works, Jean Tinguely communicates and interacts with the spectator. The machine functions and becomes art. Tinguely’s artworks sparkle with wit, vitality, irony and poetry. Seen against a deeper background, though, they also reveal a feeling for tragicomedy, for the enigmatic and inscrutable.

Jean Tinguely (1925 – 1991) The machine sculptures engage in a loud and multi-coloured conversation with the onlooker: Through his works, Jean Tinguely communicates and interacts with the spectator. The machine functions and becomes art. Tinguely’s artworks sparkle with wit, vitality, irony and poetry. Seen against a deeper background, though, they also reveal a feeling for tragicomedy, for the enigmatic and inscrutable.

Jean Tinguely- art work. http://www.the-artists.org/movement/movements

Jean Tinguely- art work. http://www.the-artists.org/movement/movements

Niki de Saint Phalle (met Jean Tingueley en Per Olof Ultvedt), Hon- en Katedral, 1966, stof op stalen stellages, 6 x 23,5 x 10 m Moderna Museet, Stockholm - Meer over dit werk: http://www.artsalonholland.nl/meesterwerken/hon-niki-de-saint-phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle (met Jean Tingueley en Per Olof Ultvedt), Hon- en Katedral, 1966, stof op stalen stellages, 6 x 23,5 x 10 m Moderna Museet, Stockholm - Meer over dit werk: http://www.artsalonholland.nl/meesterwerken/hon-niki-de-saint-phalle

Drawing of the Jo Siffert Fountain in Fribourg
by Jean TINGUELY

Drawing of the Jo Siffert Fountain in Fribourg by Jean TINGUELY

Jean Tinguely; Niki de Saint Phalle Fontaine Stravinsky - Cher Igor, Bonjour! 1983, via Flickr.

Jean Tinguely; Niki de Saint Phalle Fontaine Stravinsky - Cher Igor, Bonjour! 1983, via Flickr.

Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland – 30 August 1991 in Bern) was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics. photo by photo-maker, via Flickr

Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland – 30 August 1991 in Bern) was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics. photo by photo-maker, via Flickr

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