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PASSERON, René (<i>born</i> 1920), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PASSERON, René (born 1920), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1920.


René Passeron spent a short period at the École des Beaux-Arts in 1940 in parallel to his advanced studies in philosophy in Paris. In 1946, he joined the Revolutionary Surrealists, whose extreme political stance was one of the reasons for the break between the French artists and the Cobra group that was then in the process of formation. In 1955, he decided

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