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Brion Gysin is a painter, writer, sound poet, performance artist and inventor of experimental equipment born in Taplow, Buckinghamshire. He is best known for his use of grafting, along with his best friend, the novelist William S. Burroughs. Together with engineer Ian Sommerville, he also invented the Dreamachine, a sparkling device designed as an artistic object to be seen with closed eyes. However, it was in painting and drawing that Gysin devoted his greatest efforts, creating works of calligraphy inspired by Japanese cursive and Arabic script. Burroughs then said that "Brion Gysin is the only man I have ever respected."
BornJohn Clifford Brian Gysin, 19 January 1916, Taplow, England
DiedJuly 13, 1986, Paris, France
OccupationPainter, writer, poet
EducationSorbonne, Downside School
Literary movementBeat, Postmodern, Asemic writing

About Brion Gysin

Performance Artist Brion Gysin was born in England on January 19, 1916. He dies at the age of 70, on July 13, 1986.

His drawings, paintings, and calligraphic works have helped him establish himself as a well-known artist, poet, and performance artist.

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Brion Gysin before becoming famous

Brion Gysin was born in the Zodiac sign Capricorn (The Sea-Goat), and 1916 is also the year of Dragon (龍) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He created the"Dreamachine", an artistic equipment that produced light flickers that could be seen even with the viewer's eyes closed.

Achievement of Brion Gysin

He was a close friend of novelist Poet William S. Burroughs, who frequently employed Gysin's 'cut-up technique,' which entailed slicing up and rearranging things to generate new meaning.

Brion Gysin's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His father, a Canadian soldier, was killed in World War I while his child was only a newborn.

Brion Gysin Collabed with

He joined the Surrealist Group, a group of painters in Paris that included Painter Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso.

Brion Gysin Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Brion Gysin updated on March 16 2023.