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Óscar Domínguez

Óscar Domínguez

Óscar Domínguez

Óscar Domínguez (January 3, 1906 in Tenerife, Spain until January 1, 1958, Paris, France) was one of the most important surrealist artists.
Domínguez spent his youth with his grandmother in Tacoronte and devoted himself to painting at a young age after suffering a serious illness which affected his growth and caused a progressive deformation of his facial bone frame and limbs.

He first went to Paris 1927, where he lived most of his live and In 1933 Domínguez met André Breton and took part a year later at his first in the Surrealist exhibition held in Copenhagen.

He committed suicide December 31, 1957, by slitting his wrists in the bath.