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Hugnet, Georges

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00090809
Hugnet, Georges

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1904 or 1906, in Paris; died 1974, in St-Martin-de-Ré (Charente-Maritime).

Painter, collage artist, photomontage artist.

Georges Hugnet spent his childhood in Argentina, returning to France in 1913. He aligned himself with the Surrealists in 1932, but was excluded from the movement in ...

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

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