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PAALEN, Wolfgang (1905 - 1959), Painter, illustrator, poet

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PAALEN, Wolfgang (1905 - 1959), Painter, illustrator, poet

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1939 then in 1945 naturalised in Mexico.

Born 1905, in Vienna; died 1959, in Mexico, committed suicide.

Painter, illustrator, poet.

Abstraction-Création group, Paris Surrealist group.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Paalen lived in Austria only briefly. He spent time in Italy, Berlin and Munich, where he studied painting under Hans Hofmann. Defended by the critic

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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