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HOLTEN, Ragnar von (<i>born</i> 1934), Painter, collage artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOLTEN, Ragnar von (born 1934), Painter, collage artist, draughtsman

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Born 1934, in Gleiwitz, Germany (now Gliwice, Poland).

Painter, collage artist, draughtsman.


Von Holten is a writer as well as a visual artist. He became a specialist on Gustave Moreau, whom he linked with his interest in (and practice of) Surrealism. He organised a Surrealist exhibition at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm in 1970. He was represented in the exhibition The

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