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FAVRE, Valérie (<i>born</i> 1959), Painter, installation artist, video artist, performance artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAVRE, Valérie (born 1959), Painter, installation artist, video artist, performance artist

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Swiss, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active since 1985 active in Paris, since 1998 in Berlin.

Born 1959, in Evilard.

Painter, installation artist, video artist, performance artist.

Neo-Conceptual Art.

Favre settled in Paris in 1985, then in Berlin in 1998. Her work, which draws on different sources, is eclectic and even seems contradictory. She divides her time between performance, sound, video, theatre, writing and painting.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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