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Yves Klein was born in Nice, France on April 28, 1928. He was self-taught in art. He served in the French army while stationed in Germany. In 1962 he married Rotraut Uecker and they had a son, Yves, who was raised by his mother after his father's untimely death in 1962. Klein had traveled widely, living in Japan in 1952 and 1953, earning a black belt in judo.
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