French artist Pierre Soulages, famous for his shades of black, dies aged 102

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French abstract painter Pierre Soulages, who has died at the age of 102, went "beyond black" in a career that spanned eight decades, exploring every possible interplay of light and texture on his unique black canvases. Soulages was celebrated at the Louvre in Paris, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg and with his own museum in his hometown of Rodez in southern France. FRANCE 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear tells us more about Soulages's signature style.
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