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Raoul Ubac

 (1910 - 1985)
Raoul Ubac was active/lived in Belgium, France.  Raoul Ubac is known for painting, sculpture, prints, photography.

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Raoul Ubac


Belgian painter, sculptor, printmaker, photographer and designer Raoul Ubac was primarily active in France.  Ubac was born Rudolph Ubach on August 31, 1910 in Malmedy a small Belgium town in the Ardenne where his father was Justice of the Peace and his mother's family owned a tannery.  From 1928 -1934 he traveled extensively in Europe and his artistic training was sporadic and varied.  It was during a 1932 trip to the island of Hvar where Ubac encountered 'found stone assemblages' which he drew and photographed.

From about 1934 to 1942 he concentrated on photography, joining the Surrealist group in Paris and contributed Surrealist photographs to the art journal Minotaure founded by Andre Breton.  In 1934, u  ...  Displaying 750 of 2237 characters.



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About  Raoul Ubac

Born:  1910 - Malmedy, Belgium
Died:   1985 - L'Oise, France
Known for:  painting, sculpture, prints, photography