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Eugène Leroy

 (1910 - 2000)
Eugène Leroy was active/lived in France.  Eugene Leroy is known for Nudes, heads, and still life painting.

Eugène Leroy

Eugène Leroy spent most of his career in rural isolation and relative obscurity until the 1980s, when figurative painting came back into vogue and his distinctive if somewhat conservative painting style became increasingly recognized both in his native France and overseas.  Working for months and sometimes years on canvases whose paint surfaces are so obsessively thick that their images -mostly nudes, heads and still lifes- are virtually obliterated.

It is apparent that Leroy is not concerned with the ideological separation of figuration and abstraction.  His motives are neither resolved by absolute unrepresentationalism nor are they specif  ...  Displaying 750 of 1889 characters.

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About  Eugène Leroy

Born:  1910 - Tourcoing/Frankreich
Died:   2000 - Wasquehal/France
Known for:  Nudes, heads, and still life painting