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AXELL, Evelyne (1936 - 1972), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AXELL, Evelyne (1936 - 1972), Painter

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Belgian, 20th century, female.

Born 1936, in Namur; died 1972.


Axell was a pupil of René Magritte who worked with new materials, such as opalescent plastic, which she cut into shapes of the female form in a pop art style. Their luxurious quality led Pierre Restany to call them Opalines.

Axell took part in several Salons, including the Paris Biennale in 1967, and Images of Our

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