Yves Klein, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Yves Klein

French artist

Date of Birth: 28-Apr-1928

Place of Birth: Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Date of Death: 06-Jun-1962

Profession: photographer, painter, sculptor, judoka

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Yves Klein

  • Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ?[iv kl?~]; 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist and an important figure in post-war European art.
  • He was a leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany.
  • Klein was a pioneer in the development of performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of minimal art, as well as pop art.

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