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Roger Somville

 (1923 - 2014)
Roger Somville was active/lived in Belgium.  Roger Somville is known for modernist figure, landscape, and animal painting, murals, drawing, teaching.

Biography   Roger Somville


Roger Somville is a Belgian painter who combines abstraction and realism and defends realism against modern abstract art, which he believes de-humanize human beings.

The entry in the LAROUSSE Grand Dictionnaire Encyclopédique describes Somville as "A Belgian Painter of an expressive and monumental style, concerned by the realities of the contemporary world."

In his book, Peindre, he addresses this issue by denouncing "tricks in the shape of art", "empty productions", "triumph of less than nothing", "null simplism", "aesthete bricolage", "conformity of what's never been seen", "submissiveness of the modern art in a globalized market" ...

Supporting his art theories, he wrote "La Création d'un art public   ...  Displaying 750 of 2782 characters.

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En pensant à Picasso (1971)
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