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WIRSTA, Themistocles (<i>born</i> 1923), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WIRSTA, Themistocles (born 1923), Painter, sculptor

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Ukrainian, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1923.

Painter, sculptor.

Themistocles Wirsta worked in Paris and in the south of France. His figurative oils and acrylics evolved towards abstract works in around 1957-1958 and then to pronounced lyricism which evoked the world of plants and flowers. In parallel with his paintings, he produced reliefs in metal evocative of a cosmic world.

He took part in several collective exhibitions,

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