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MESENS, Édouard Léon Théodore (1903 - 1971), Collage artist, art dealer, curator, poet

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MESENS, Édouard Léon Théodore (1903 - 1971), Collage artist, art dealer, curator, poet

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 27 November 1903, in Brussels; died 13 May 1971, in Brussels.

Collage artist, art dealer, curator, poet.

Brussels Surrealist group, English Surrealist Group, Phases group.

After a promising debut as a composer, Édouard Mesens turned to poetry and, a devotee of Surrealism, acted as a liaison between that movement's Brussels and Paris chapters, organising numerous events including Minotaur

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