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Antonin Artaud

Birthdate: 4. September 1896
Date of death: 4. March 1948

Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better known as Antonin Artaud , was a French dramatist, poet, essayist, actor, and theatre director, widely recognized as one of the major figures of twentieth-century theatre and the European avant-garde.

„I cannot conceive any work of art as having a separate existence from life itself“

—  Antonin Artaud

Source: The Theater and Its Double

„Tragedy on the stage is no longer enough for me, I shall bring it into my own life.“

—  Antonin Artaud

Quoted in the memoirs of Jean-Louis Barrault, The Grenier des Grands-Augustins, pt. 2, Memories for Tomorrow (1972, trans. 1974).

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