Raveel, Roger

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Name
Raveel, Roger Gender: M
Roger Henri Kamiel
born on 15 July 1921 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Machelen, Belgium, 50n55, 4e26
Timezone WEST h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 22°45' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 06°10 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 27°55'



Roger Raveel (Coloured poles on the Grote Markt, Haarlem, 2004)
photo: Familieman, license gfdl

Biography

Belgian painter, whose work is often associated with pop art because of its depiction of everyday objects. Raveel's style evolved throughout his career, from abstract to figurative.

Raveel trained in the academies of Ghent and Deinze. After 1952 he began to use large white spaces. A central theme in his work was the opposition of fiction and reality. In 1976 he created a large wall painting in the Brussels metro station Mérode. Portraits of his first wife and favourite model Zulma, to whom he was married until her death in 2009, were a running motif throughout his work.

Raveel died on 30 January 2013 in Deinze, at the age of 91.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 91)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)