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Helleweegen, Willy

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Helleweegen, Willy

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Active and naturalised in Belgium.

Born 1914, in Maastricht; died 1991.

Painter, sculptor.

Helleweegen studied in Liège, but it was in a self-taught capacity that he tackled the pursuit of fine arts. He was a talented graphic artist and founded a silkscreen printing studio. He was equally concerned with matters of volume and went on to experiment with paintings, monotypes and relief-pictures. He then moved from figurative expressionism to non-figurative works....

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Subjects: Painting ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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