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Wolfgang Paalen

 (1905 - 1959)
Wolfgang Paalen was active/lived in California / Mexico, Austria.  Wolfgang Paalen is known for non objective and surreal imagery-painting.

Wolfgang Paalen

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Wolfgang Paalen was born in Baden near Vienna, Austria in 1905.  At 16 Paalen studied painting in Berlin with Leo von Koenig, and later continued in Paris with Fernnd L├ęger.  A modernist, his work embraces Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism.  He committed suicide in Taxco, Mexico in 1959.

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About  Wolfgang Paalen

Born:  1905 - Baden near Vienna, Austria
Died:   1959 - Taxco, Mexico
Known for:  non objective and surreal imagery-painting