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Télémaque, Hervélocked

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Haitian, 20th century, male.

Active in France since 1961 and naturalised in France in 1985.

Born 5 November 1937, in Port-au-Prince.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator.

Pop Art, Nouvelle Figuration, Figuration Narrative.

Hervé Télémaque is of Métis origin, and was born into an affluent and cultivated family in Haiti. He completed his secondary studies in France, boarding at the highly reputed École des Roches. Upon his return to Haiti, he frequented the Port-au-Prince naive school of painting. He then studied with Julian Levi at the Art Students' League in New York ...

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