Raymond Hains

 

Raymond Hains (1926 - 2005) was a prominent French visual artist and a founder of the Nouveau réalisme movement. In 1960, he signed, along with Arman, François Dufrêne, Yves Klein, Jean Tinguely, Jacques Villeglé and Pierre Restany, the Manifesto of New Realism. In 1997 he was awarded the Kurt Schwitters Prize.

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