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ROVELAS, Michel (<i>born</i> 1938), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROVELAS, Michel (born 1938), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1938, in Capesterre-Bellau (Guadeloupe).

Painter. Scenes with figures.

Nouvelle Figuration.

After a five-year stay in Paris, Michel Rovelas returned to the French West Indies in 1968 and was soon directing the École des Beaux-Arts at the Lamentin in Guadeloupe. He developed a personal style drawing on Nouvelle Figuration, with Expressionist tendencies and signs entirely his own. His painting addresses reality but interferes

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