Jacqueline Lamba Breton

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French painter.
Born 1910 in Paris.
Died 1993 in Paris.

Jacqueline Lamba
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Studied decorative arts in Paris.

Married Andre Breton in 1934 and was the subject of many of his poems of those years including "La Nuit de Tournesol' which anticipated their meeting.

Began exhibiting objects and drawings with the Surrealists.

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Jacqueline Lamba Breton Arriving in New York, she developed automatism into a series of intense prismatic paintings close in spirit to the abstract work of Matta and Masson.

Separated from Breton in 1943 and later married the American sculptor and photographer David Hare.

First one-woman exhibition at the Norlyst Gallery, New York, in 1944. Also exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1946) and Galerie Pierre, Paris (1947).

In her later years, lived as a recluse in her Paris studio. Developed Alzheimer's Disease in the last five years of her life.

Exhibitions: London (1936), Tokyo (1937).

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