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Derouin, René

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00203058
Derouin, René

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1936, in Montreal.

Painter, print artist (woodcuts), ceramicist, installation artist, mixed media. Murals.

Land Art.

During the 1950s, René Derouin studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montreal and the Institut des Arts Graphiques. For some years, he studied with Pablo O'Higgins, one of the founders of the Mexican popular studios, and at the Esmeralda School of the University of Mexico, which had been founded by Diego Rivera. He settled in Val-David, in the Laurentians, north of Montreal. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Prints and Printmaking ; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art ; 20th-Century Art

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