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Grafted Shoots
  • Artist Jean-Paul Riopelle (Canadian, 1923 - 2002)
  • TitleGrafted Shoots
  • Dating 1958
  • Technique/MaterialOil on canvas
  • Dimensions97 x 130 cm
  • AcquisitionPurchase, 1959
  • CategoryOil painting
  • Inventory NumberGKM 1550
  • Rights and ReproductionJean-Paul Riopelle/BUS 2013©
  • Display StatusNot shown in the museum
Signatures etc.
Jean-Paul Riopelle’s abstract style shares features with both Arte Informale and Abstract Expressionism. In his effort to create a new, naive language, Jean Dubuffet found his inspiration in pictures by children and the mentally ill. He described their works and his own as art brut, raw art.

Kristoffer Arvidsson from The Collection Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg 2014