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Nationality/school
Spanish, French
Born
Barcelona 1913-04-05
Deceased
Saint-Tropez 2005-08-30/2005-08-31
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Education
Escuela des Belles Artes (Barcelona)
1926-1932, evening course
Active in
  • Barcelona 1926 - 1939
    1932: after leaving the Escuela des Belles Artes, Clavé works as a designer of film posters and advertising graphics; 1934: beginning of making collages; 1937: participation in the Spanish Civil War on the Republican side
  • Parijs 1939 - 1987
    from 1939; after the defeat of the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War, Clavé is heading for Paris; 1941: first own studio in Paris, production of lithographs; 1944: first meeting with Picasso; 1957: first carpet designs; 1960: first sculptures and reliefs
  • Frankrijk 1965 - 2005
    Southern France; home; settled here in 1987 definitively
  • Verenigde Staten van Amerika 1972
    inspired by the graffiti on the street and in the subways
  • Japan 1986
    tour in the context of exhibitions of paintings and collages
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
figure, portrait, trompe-l'oeil (still life), still life, fruit piece, animal painting (genre), landscape (as genre)
Entered on: 1991-12-02; Modification on: 2018-06-04

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