Hiroshima Museum of Art

Bernard BUFFET

Bernard BUFFET1928-1999

A realistic French painter, who expressed the uneasiness of the dark times after the World War II with using the powerful black lines. He is famous for establishing the original style of Realism or Expressionism, actually anti-Abstractionism, in the days of Abstraction in full flower.

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The Red House
La Maison rouge

1961 oil on canvas 89.4*116.2 cm


Vase of Zinnias in Front of the White Background and Blue Stripes
Vase de zinnias devant le fond blanc et les rayures bleus

1963 oil on canvas  63.5*53.2 cm


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