“…I want to shout: "Just look! Look at the mystery! It is piercing your eyes." And no one sees it. Nobody but myself. People see colours, shadows, lights, forms. They see (what do I know?) the canvas, the stretcher nails. And I don't understand they can't guess all the distress here, under their eyes, as it was during the war: the clamour, death, love, treachery; the lies and the fear. And still more that I cannot say, but I know how to do it. Yes I say: I know how to do it.”
 
Guy de Montlaur (Petits écrits de nuit, 28 septembre 1961)
 
Guy de Montlaur
Guy de Villardi de Montlaur
XXth Century Painter
 
 
1918 - 1977
 
The different currents
 
1945 - 1953
 
1953 - 1960
 
1960 - 1977
 
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