• Are Yves Klein's brushes human ?

Article, 2021

Are Yves Klein's brushes human ?

Adèle Van Reeth, Radio France


Against all odds, the answer to this question is: YES. To understand this gesture, you need to bear in mind that Yves Klein was not just the author of famous monochromes or the inventor of the famous blue. He was also the creator of a new method called anthropometry. The name is frightening, but the gesture is simple. Simple and revolutionary: Yves Klein didn't like brushes, which he found too psychological, and preferred the neutrality of the roller, which crushes the colour onto the canvas more anonymously, creating a distance between the artist and the canvas.

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