Pierre Restany, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pierre Restany

French art historian and critic

Date of Birth: 24-Jun-1930

Place of Birth: Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Date of Death: 29-May-2003

Profession: art historian, art critic, philosopher

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Pierre Restany

  • Pierre Restany (24 June 1930 – 29 May 2003), was an internationally known French art critic and cultural philosopher. Restany was born in AmĂ©lie-les-Bains-Palalda, PyrĂ©nĂ©es-Orientales, and spent his childhood in Casablanca.
  • On returning to France in 1949 he attended the LycĂ©e Henri-IV before studying at universities in France, Italy and Ireland.
  • From their first meeting in 1955, Restany maintained a strong tie with Yves Klein (to whom is attributed Klein-blue).

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