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GILLI, Claude (<i>born</i> 1938), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GILLI, Claude (born 1938), Painter, sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 15 September 1938, in Nice.

Painter, sculptor.

[not available online]Claude Gilli entered the École des Arts Décoratifs, Nice, in 1955 and by the 1960s he was working under Martial Raysse at the school. Abandoning painting in the strict sense for the assembly of ready-made materials, he initially produced a long series of Ex-Votos (1961), still-lifes of the contemporary plastic era that made use

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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