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DAX, Adrien (<i>born</i> 1913), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAX, Adrien (born 1913), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1913, in Toulouse.

Painter (mixed media), draughtsman.

Adrien Dax was a revolutionary activist, which brought him into contact with the Surrealist movement, although he did not formally join it until 1949. He has refused to countenance a pictorial career, and works in total solitude.

He practises automatic creation, bringing to it some new solutions, such as relief impressions and interpreted posters. In his paintings,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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