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ACHT, René Charles (1920 - 1998), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ACHT, René Charles (1920 - 1998), Painter

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 1920, in Basel; died 1998.


A student at the fine art school in Basel, René Charles Acht's painting moved towards Abstraction after 1948, joining the trend described at the time as informal. He was selected for Kassel's Documenta II exhibition in 1959.

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