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BRULY BOUABRÉ, Frédéric (<i>born</i> 1923), Draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRULY BOUABRÉ, Frédéric (born 1923), Draughtsman

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Ivorian, 20th century, male.

Active in Abidjan.

Born 1923, in Zéprégühe (Côte d'Ivoire).


Frédéric Bruly Bouabré was self-taught and started to write poetry in 1941. He searched for the language of animals, stones and trees, which he translated through small-format images with instantly legible graphic and plastic writings. Some of these drawings give an overall picture of the Western world with a fair measure of humour. He used

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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