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GYSIN, Brion (1916 - 1986), Painter (mixed media)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GYSIN, Brion (1916 - 1986), Painter (mixed media)

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British, 20th century, male.

Active naturalised in the USA, active in France.

Born 1916, in Taplow; died 1986, in Paris.

Painter (mixed media).

Visual Poetry, Sound Poetry.

Surrealist group.

Brion Gysin was born in England to a Swiss father and a Canadian mother, and lived in Paris from 1934. In 1935 he exhibited drawings with Max Ernst and Yves Tanguy. He did not take part

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