Soulages, Pierre, 1919-Present

"For me, it's important to experience aesthetic shock, which sets in motion our imagination, our emotions, our feelings, and our thoughts. That's the purpose of a painting and of art in general." ~ Pierre Soulages

Pierre Soulages is a French painter, engraver, and sculptor. In 2014, François Hollande described him as "the world's greatest living artist."