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Camille Claus

Artist
Camille Claus was a French Postwar & Contemporary painter who was born in 1920. Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS) featured Camille Claus's work in the past. He is one of the major Alsatian artists of the 20th century, first expressionist, then abstract and figurative. He was also a draftsman, poet, serigrapher and teacher at the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg. He was close to the painters Auguste Herbin and Jean Arp. The artist died in 2005.
Presented works from Mythologie of Rhein (Une Mythologie du Rhin) (1986) - silkscreen prints series - were parts of the commission made for the best clients of Banque Populaire. It depicts Rhein landscapes with mythological and sensual scenes.
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