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Bellegarde, Claude

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00015663
Bellegarde, Claude

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 18 July 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, sculptor.

Groupe des Espaces Imaginaires ('Imaginary Spaces').

At the end of World War II, aged 17, Claude Bellegarde encountered the Christian mystic Lanza del Vasto and became a member of his community. He went on to study Hindu theology and the teachings of Krishnamurti. For three years from ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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