Since around 1969, Villeglé has had a real passion for signs, typography, graphic experiments and poetry. This passion gave way to his famous sociopolitical alphabet, a vast repertoire of thousands elements from various world cultures he reinvents and recomposes.
Laboratory for diverse artistic forms, the collective FRIGO led from Lyon a very active international network of fine art artists, choreographers, poets, comedians, writers and musicians in between 1978 and 1990.
On the occasion of the first great retrospective exhibition of this artist born in Montpellier in 1938, this catalogue of over-400 pages will present the work of a main witness and actor of the great upheavals of contemporary painting in the 60s.
On ira cueillir des soleils la nuit is the fifth book by La Collection du Parc coedited with the Fondation nationale pour les arts graphique et plastiques (FNAGP) after Marie Vassilieff and Laure Albin Guillot.