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ARNAL, André Pierre (<i>born</i> 1938), Painter, collage artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ARNAL, André Pierre (born 1938), Painter, collage artist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1938, in Lunel (Hérault).

Painter, collage artist.

Support-Surface Group.

During his membership of the Support-Surface Group (1968-1971), André Pierre Arnal concentrated especially on exploiting the specific nature of the texture of the unframed canvas, folding and refolding it, painting and repainting it along the folds, and creating colour transfer effects across the layers of fabric. Afterwards, like the majority of the group's

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