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Frize, Bernard (<i>born</i> 1949), painter

Aurélie Verdier

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French painter. In 1977, Frize began his first series of painting in which he covered the canvases with a dense network of colored lines, using single-haired brushes normally used by seascape artists to paint the fine lines of ship’s cables. His subsequent output was characterized by a notion of constraint, alongside a marked propension to take advantage of accident, chance or even failure. Frize was interested in exploiting the possibilities of his medium. According

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