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Australian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1959.

Painter. Scenes with figures.

Gil Bruvel lived first in the south of France, where he worked as a picture restorer before beginning to produce his own paintings. He retains from his early training as a restorer a smooth and precise technique. This has perhaps encouraged his taste for fantastic themes that derive from Surrealist imagery. These require a particularly detailed technique and are reminiscent of the cosmic imagination of Hieronymus Bosch in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 6 July 1928, in Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Sculptor (wood).

At the age of 14, Pierre Dedieu began an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker with a restorer of antique furniture. During a long period in New Caledonia, he studied the techniques of Kanac sculpture and African art more generally. His first works, Surrealist in inspiration, date ...