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Matta, Roberto Sebastian

Born: 1912, Chile Died: 2002, Italy

Chilean - Native of Santiago, Chile. Began his career in Paris. Spent war years in New York

Occupation
Paris - studied architecture with Le Corbusier. Turning away from the formal restrcitions of architecture, Matta began to produce drawings. By 1937, after being introduced to the Surrealists by Salvador Dali, he began to draw and paint full time.