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PRÉVERT, Jacques (1900 - 1977), Collage artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PRÉVERT, Jacques (1900 - 1977), Collage artist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1900, in Neuilly-sur-Seine; died 1977, in Omonville-la-Petite (Manche).

Collage artist.


Jacques Prévert, poet and film scriptwriter, was a 'fellow traveller' to the Surrealists, writers and artists. In their company, he adopted the technique of collage, bringing to it a narrative as well as a plastic quality.

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