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DUFRÊNE, François (1930 - 1982), Painter, poet

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUFRÊNE, François (1930 - 1982), Painter, poet

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 21 October 1930; died 1982.

Painter, poet.

Lettrism, Sound Poetry, Affichisme.

Nouveaux Réalistes group.

François Dufrêne initially made a name for himself as a poet and a member of the literary circle presided over by Isidore Isou. However, by 1952, Dufrêne had distanced himself from Isou and others in the group, when he elected to go his own way and experiment

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