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BELLEGARDE, Claude (<i>born</i> 1927), Painter, collage artist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLEGARDE, Claude (born 1927), Painter, collage artist, sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 18 July 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, sculptor.

Groupe des Espaces Imaginaires ('Imaginary Spaces').

At the end of World War II, aged 17, Claude Bellegarde encountered the Christian mystic Lanza del Vasto and became a member of his community. He went on to study Hindu theology and the teachings of Krishnamurti. For three years from 1949, he supported

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