André Masson

André Masson

1896 - 1987

Biography

Balagny-sur-Thérain, 1896 – Paris, 1987

French painter, Masson’s life trajectory spans a first moment of inspiration in Paul Cézanne. After that, his interest in Cubism is noted as a result of his friendship with the painter Juan Gris and the influence of the first Surrealism. During his time in America, his influences on the early stages of abstract expressionism was considerable.