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FRANCKEN, Ruth (1924 - 2006), Painter, sculptor of assemblages

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANCKEN, Ruth (1924 - 2006), Painter, sculptor of assemblages

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Czech, 20th century, female.

Active in France from 1952.

Born 8 August 1924, in Prague; died 2006, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor of assemblages.

Ruth Francken was a student of A. Segal in England before studying at the Art Students' League in New York. She finally settled in Paris in 1952.

Up to 1964, a pivotal date in her work, Francken was affiliated with Abstract Expressionism. Since

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