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ARTAUD, Antonin (1896 - 1948), Draughtsman, dramatist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ARTAUD, Antonin (1896 - 1948), Draughtsman, dramatist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1896, in Marseilles; died 1948, in Ivry-sur-Seine.

Draughtsman, dramatist.

Antonin Artaud became a writer in 1910 and an art critic in 1920. He began to draw whilst at the clinic in Chanet, to which he had been admitted for a nervous disorder which would continue to plague him until his death. He took up graphic art through the creation of stage

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