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South African, 20th century, male.

Born 8 November 1959, in Endaleni, Richmond, Natal (KwaZulu-Natal); died 18 March 1995, in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg.

Assemblage artist, street performer. Mixed media (paint, wire, waste/found material).

Road signs, puppets, animals on wheels.

Chickenman found fame in the mid-1980s through his eccentric street performances and displays outside the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. His work has been exhibited widely, and his street sign ...

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Daniela Coia

Italian writer. After an initial exchange of letters he met André Breton in Paris in 1949, a meeting that had a profound effect on his conception of life. Two years later he befriended Marcel Duchamp, on whom he later published a comprehensive study. He wrote extensively on Dada and Surrealism, and on art after ...