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GREENAWAY, Peter (<i>born</i> 1942), Draughtsman, painter, watercolourist, collage artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GREENAWAY, Peter (born 1942), Draughtsman, painter, watercolourist, collage artist

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1942, in Newport.

Draughtsman, painter, watercolourist, collage artist, installation artist.

Peter Greenaway is mainly known for his films The Draughtsman's Contract, Zed & Two Noughts, The Belly of an Architect and Prospero's Books but he studied art until 1963 before settling on cinema in 1966. He often uses art in connection with his films or when preparing them. In 1987,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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