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BARBEAU, Marcel (<i>born</i> 1925), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARBEAU, Marcel (born 1925), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 18 February 1925, in Montreal.

Painter, draughtsman, sculptor.

Op Art, Kinetic Art.

Groupe des Automatistes.

Marcel Barbeau studied painting from 1941 to 1946 with Paul-Émile Borduas at the École du Meuble in Montreal, which had become an important avant-garde centre and was the birthplace of the group Les Automatistes. He lived in France from 1971 to 1974, first in

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