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SAMARAS, Lucas (<i>born</i> 1936), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, happenings artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SAMARAS, Lucas (born 1936), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, happenings artist

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1948.

Born 14 September 1936, in Kastoria.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, happenings artist, sculptor of assemblages, photographer, mixed media.

Neo-Dadaism.

In 1948 at the age of 12, Samaras arrived in the USA with his family. He became acquainted with Allan Kaprow and George Segal, a major factor in his development, at Rutgers University between

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