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Hungarian, 20th century, female.

Born 1913; died 1991.

Painter. Figure compositions.

Symbolism.

European School group.

The wife of Imre Amos, an important representative of the Surrealist trend in Hungary, Margit Anna had virtually the same career in her own painting. In her youth her paintings were in the Post-Impressionist tradition. Chagall's work influenced her with his poetry, linking the memory of childhood and the creation of fantasy. The search for childhood innocence prevails over the inspiration of fantasy, perhaps because the Surrealist model had faded for her with the death of her husband in ...

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20th century, male.

Painter.

Exhibited solo in 1994 at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee. His work oscillates between Symbolism and Surrealism, between the figurative and the abstract; what these modes have in common is a long and arduous preparatory process involving, among other things, repeated sanding-down to achieve a smooth satin surface finish....

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1929, in Montreal.

Painter, engraver.

Symbolism.

Roland Giguère was on the fringes of the Surrealist movement in Paris from 1954 until 1963. He is interested in the different printing processes, such as intaglio, lithography and screen printing. He exhibits his work in Canada. He won the Paul Émile Borduas Prize in ...

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in Belgium.

Born 6 August 1914, in Sitalona (Trichonida). Died 1989, in Ixelles, Belgium.

Painter.

Symbolism, Surrealism.

Sotiris Pylarinos trained at the Athens school of fine arts (1937-1944), the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam (1947-1949), the Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp (...

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 20 January 1950, in Montrichard (Loir-et-Cher).

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Symbolism.

Annie Raveau-Pignon is a self-taught artist. She paints landscapes with Surrealist overtones, with hauntingly obscure scenes drawn from ancient Rome, as seen in Wisdom; Lifetime; Voyage into Nothingness...

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Henri Béhar

French writer of Romanian birth. His first poems were influenced by Symbolism. He went to Zurich in 1915 to study philosophy, and he founded the Dada movement with his friends Marcel Janco, Hans Arp, Richard Huelsenbeck and Hugo Ball. He edited the review Dada (...