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Andre
Masson
1896−1987
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Andre Masson (FR. André Masson, January 4, 1896, Balagny-sur-Thérain, Oise — October 28, 1987, Paris) — French painter and graphic artist.

Grew up in Belgium, studied painting in Brussels from 1912 settled in Paris, became acquainted with max Jacob. Participated in the First world war, was seriously wounded (1917). In 1922 he acquired several works by Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway. In 1923 he became acquainted with the world, Artaud, Michel Lariam, entered the circle of the Surrealists (1929 broke off relations with Breton). In 1924 he made friends with Georges Batam, further illustrated his books, collaborated in the journal "Acetal", is deeply embraced his philosophy of Eros and violence. In 1934−1936 he lived in Spain from 1940 to 1945 in the USA.

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Andre Masson. Place de la Concorde and Arc de Triomphe, Paris
Place de la Concorde and Arc de Triomphe, Paris
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7 artworks total
Andre Masson. Torso
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Torso
1926
Andre Masson. In Aragon (Aragon Ibdes in)
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In Aragon (Aragon Ibdes in)
1935, 92.4×60 cm
Andre Masson. Prison Gray
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Prison Gray
1961
Andre Masson. Round table in the Studio
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Round table in the Studio
1922, 50×60.4 cm
Andre Masson. The Kill
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The Kill
1944, 5.5×6.8 cm
Andre Masson. Place de la Concorde and Arc de Triomphe, Paris
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Place de la Concorde and Arc de Triomphe, Paris
Andre Masson. This is not the end of the world
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This is not the end of the world
1942
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