Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1886-04-15
Death 1966-05-04
French
French

Biographical notes:

French painter, writer and teacher, Ozenfant opened painting schools in Paris (1924 and 1932), London (1938), Cannes (1939) and New York (1939). In 1953 he was investigated by McCarthy and dismissed. He returned to France, where he was renaturalized.

From the description of Letter to Prade, 1933 Nov. 27. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80589467

The French painter Ozenfant was also an author and a professor. He founded the art review L'esprit nouveau (1920-1925), created the Ozenfant School of Fine Arts in New York (1939), and the Ozenfant atelier in Cannes (1955).

From the description of Papers related to Ozenfant's contribution to the Encyclopédie Française, 1934-1935. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82837499

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Subjects:

  • Artists as authors
  • Arts, French
  • Artists--Correspondence
  • Art, French--20th century
  • Progress
  • Painting, Modern--20th century
  • Art--French (?)--Reproductions
  • Authors--Correspondence
  • Artists--Legal status, laws, etc
  • Cubism

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Places:

  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)