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EIELSON, Jorge (<i>born</i> 1924), Painter (mixed media)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EIELSON, Jorge (born 1924), Painter (mixed media)

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Peruvian, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 13 April 1924, in Lima.

Painter (mixed media).

Jorge Eielson was first known as a poet and was awarded the national poetry prize in Peru in 1945. He published poems in magazines and provided illustrations for these in 1946, before going on to produce his first artworks. Between 1948 and 1950 he was closely associated with the geometric abstraction of kinetic

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