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BIOT, Michel (<i>born</i> 1936), Painter, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIOT, Michel (born 1936), Painter, architect

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 May 1936, in Lyons.

Painter, architect.

Between 1952 and 1955, Biot attended the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons. In 1970, he won first prize in painting from the Fondation Fénéon. His abstract or quasi-abstract paintings, with their rhythmic movement of subtle colours, evoke the very essence of the landscape. Forms can be distinguished in his work through his disturbing emphasis on the

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