The whole world and Europe is celebrating 50 years of Narrative Figuration. The French art movement known as Narrative Figuration was officially born in 1965. Both museums and auctioneers are planning to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary.

Fine Arts Kapopoulos, represents various artists of Narrative Figuration such as Erró, Valerio Adami and Peter Klasen.


The movement emerged in the 1960s in response to the dominant trend towards abstract art. Its artists created figurative works that recycled old images, much in the same way the New Realists were recycling objects at the same time. Narrative Figuration owes its cohesion as a movement to the art critic Gérald Gassiot-Talabot. In 1964, in ...