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SOOSTER, Ullo (1924 - 1970), Painter, animation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SOOSTER, Ullo (1924 - 1970), Painter, animation artist

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Estonian, 20th century, male.

Born 1924, in Hijumaa; died 1970, in Moscow.

Painter, animation artist. Scenes with figures.

Ullo Sooster was born in Estonia and started his career by studying Estonian Surrealism. His studies were cut short in 1949 when he was arrested by the Soviet authorities and sentenced to ten years at hard labour. In 1956, during Khrushchev's thaw, he was released and 'rehabilitated.'

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