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DILASSER, François (<i>born</i> 1926), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DILASSER, François (born 1926), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 5 March 1926, in Lesneven (Brittany).


François Dilasser had no formal training and painted compositions often inspired by a chessboard, with variations in the horizontal and vertical lines to define spaces in which largely abstract forms are repeated, forming variations on a single symbol. In 1989-1990, he allowed the forms to escape from their grids to spread to the very edge of the

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