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DIERICKX, Karel (<i>born</i> 1940), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIERICKX, Karel (born 1940), Painter

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 19 April 1940, in Ghent.


Dierickx studied with O. Landuyt at the Académie Royale in Ghent between 1960 and 1962. He won the Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge in Brussels in 1961, and the Prix Godecharle in 1964. His figurative painting has a stripped, allusive and sometimes morbid aspect. He sometimes uses deformations similar to those of Bacon. He has evolved through

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