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Raffi Lavie

 (1937 - 2007)
Raffi Lavie was active/lived in Israel.  Raffi Lavie is known for painting.

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Raffi Lavie was born 1937 in Israel.  He was a founder of the group ''Ten Plus'' in 1966.  He influenced a generation of young artists.

In the early 1960s, Raffi Lavie began to paint in spontaneous scrawls, which soon began to echo graffiti and comic strip art.  He wrote on his paintings as if they were walls covered with scribbles.  Nurtured by Aviva Uri and Arie Aroch, his work is angry, nervous, aggressive, and abrasive.  He was invited to exhibit with "New Horizons", but his work had already, at the beginning of the 1960s, challenged the delicate lyricism of the group.

Towards the end of the 1960s, Lavie began to glue photographs, reproductions and posters on his works, combining varied aesthetic   ...  Displaying 750 of 1135 characters.

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