Art: After the Sunburst

Modern French art is still dominated by the names of the aging masters whose talents made the early decades of this century a brilliant sunburst in art history. But what about the new generation that has grown up in the afterglow? To find out who they are, Critic Georges Charensol asked key artists, museum directors, collectors and critics to name the top painters who have come into their own since the liberation of France. The list of the top ten,* published in the current Connaissance des Arts, adds up to not much more than a workmanlike junior varsity of artists who...

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