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Couturier, Marie-Alain
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(Nov 15, 1897, Montbrison – Feb 8, 1954, Paris), OP. As a young artist, Couturier was decisively influenced by M. Denis's Atéliers d'Art Sacré. He entered the Dominican order in 1925 and assumed the joint editorship of the journal L'Art sacré in 1937, in collaboration with Pie-Raymond Régamey. After a period of exile in North America, he returned to France in 1945 and initiated a number of church building projects with the participation of prominent contemporary artists: Assy (George Rouault), Audincourt (Ferdinand Lége…

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Metzinger, Jörg, “Couturier, Marie-Alain”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03258>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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