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PARADZHANOV, Sergei (1924 - 1990), Collage artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARADZHANOV, Sergei (1924 - 1990), Collage artist

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Armenian, 20th century, male.

Born 1924; died 1990, in Yerevan.

Collage artist.

Sergei Paradzhanov was an avant-garde film maker; he made four full length films including: Fire Horses (1964) and Sayat Nova (1968). The anti-establishment nature of his work led to his being sent by the regime on several occasions to prison or labour camp. Paradzhanov also produced many collages Neo-Dadaist in inspiration.

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