Pierre Soulages (French: [sulaʒ]; 24 December 1919 – 25 October 2022) was a French painter, engraver, and sculptor. He was born in Rodez, Aveyron. In 1979, Pierre Soulages was made a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. From 1987 to 1994, he created 104 stained glass windows for the Romanesque Abbey church Sainte-Foy in Conques (Aveyron, France).
in 2015, he receives the Grand-croix de la Légion d'honneur.
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