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OPALKA, Roman (1931 - 2011), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OPALKA, Roman (1931 - 2011), Painter, engraver

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French, 20th century, male.

Active since 1977 active in France.

Born 1931, in Hocquincourt (Somme), to Polish parents; died 6 August 2011, near Rome.

Painter, engraver.

Conceptual Art.

Roman Opalka's father, a miner in northern France, was of Polish origin. In 1935 he and his family returned to Poland. Roman was deported to Germany, where he remained throughout World War II. After the war he

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