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Bertrand Lavier: Overview

Senior School visual arts topic guide on Bertrand Lavier

Source: Cid, M (2020).

"As a seminal figure in the movement toward appropriation art in the 1980s and 1990s, Bertrand Lavier is perhaps best known for his readymades, created by covering everyday industrial objects such as refrigerators, tables, pianos, and furniture with an impasto layer of paint. " (Artsy, n.d.)

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Bertrand Lavier | Overview: Keywords

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Bertrand Lavier | Overview: Key facts

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Bertrand Lavier | Overview: Articles

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Bertrand Lavier | Overview: Online resources

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Bertrand Lavier | Overview: Videos

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In text reference / citation: Lavier (2016) or (Lavier, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: Lavier, B. (2016, February 17). Interview. Millet, C., A conversation between Catherine Millet and Bertrand Lavier. Brussels: Xavier Hufkens. [eVideo].

Bertrand Lavier | Overview: Curriculum alignment

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