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PINONCELLI, Pierre (<i>born</i> 1929), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PINONCELLI, Pierre (born 1929), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 15 April 1929, in St-Étienne.


Pinoncelli lived in the USA and Mexico from 1951 to 1953. His vocation as a painter emerged in Mexico when he encountered the work of Siqueiros, Orozco, Tamayo, the pre-Columbian civilisations, contemporary Mexican popular art, and, above all, funerary symbols.

In 1963, he took part in the creation of the room called l'Abattoir at the Biennale de Paris,

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