Book
Dutch

De sprookjes

Armando (author), Peter Vos (illustrator)
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Title
De sprookjes / Armando ; met tek. van Vos, Peter
Author
Armando 1929-2018
Illustrator
Peter Vos 1935-2010
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: Leopold, 1994
54 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-258-3013-7

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 7 times in Flemish libraries

About Armando

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Armando (18 September 1929 – 1 July 2018), born Herman Dirk van Dodeweerd, was a Dutch painter, sculptor and writer.

Biography

Armando was born in Amsterdam, and as child moved to Amersfoort. There he saw, during the German occupation of the Netherlands, how the Nazis set up a "transition camp" for prisoners who were to be sent to concentration camps. The suffering of the victims and the cruelty of the Nazi camp guards, so near his home, influenced him for the rest of his life. After the liberation (1945), he studied art history at the University of Amsterdam.

His first solo exhibition was at the Galerie Le Canard, Amsterdam, in 1954. At this time he also started to write poetry. He was influenced by the CoBrA art group, and made abstract drawings—with his left hand, in the dark. He was also influenced by Jean Dubuffet and Jean Fautrier, produci…Read more on Wikipedia