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Roland Topor

France Born in: 1938
Roland Topor (January 7, 1938 – April 16, 1997), was a French illustrator, painter, writer, filmmaker and actor, known for the surreal nature of his work.

He is mainly known as an illustrator and graphic artist and famous for combining surrealism with black humor. His unique world is full of absurd and impossible situations, rather than creepy and non-sense.

Cinema and TV: Topor was responsible for the odd visual style of the Czech/French animated sci-fi feature La Planete Sauvage (Fantastic Planet) (1973). He also collaboreted with Federico Fellini, making some drawings featured in the film “Casanova” (1975). As a screenwriter, Topor penned a number of stories, like the silent comedy La Fille du Garde Barriere (1975) and with his friend Henri Xhonneaux the film “Marquis” (1989) about Marquis De Sade . He also created a puppet show called "Telechat" which ran for two years on French station Antenne 2 with 234 episodes.

As a writer: wrote the novel The Tenant (Le Locataire chimérique, 1964), which was adapted to film by Roman Polanski in 1976.
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Roland Topor, Composition 4, Drawing

Roland Topor

Composition 4, 1967
10.6 x 8.3 inch
Drawing

$5,628

Roland Topor, La bascule, Print

Roland Topor

La bascule, 1973
12.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

$338

Roland Topor, Nouvelles en trois lignes 4, Print

Roland Topor

Nouvelles en trois lignes 4, 1975
25.6 x 18.9 inch
Print

$675

Roland Topor, Nouvelles en trois lignes 10, Print

Roland Topor

Nouvelles en trois lignes 10, 1975
25.6 x 18.9 inch
Print

$675

Roland Topor, Nouvelles en trois lignes 3, Print

Roland Topor

Nouvelles en trois lignes 3, 1975
25.6 x 18.9 inch
Print

$675

Roland Topor, Composition 6, Drawing

Roland Topor

Composition 6, 1969
10.6 x 8.3 inch
Drawing

$4,502

Roland Topor, Composition 5, Drawing

Roland Topor

Composition 5, 1967
10.6 x 8.3 inch
Drawing

$5,628

Roland Topor, Composition 2, Drawing

Roland Topor

Composition 2, 1967
12.6 x 19.7 inch
Drawing

$5,628

Our recommendations Roland Topor, Composition, Drawing

Roland Topor

Composition, 1969
10.6 x 8.3 inch
Drawing

$4,502

Roland Topor, Sphinx, Drawing

Roland Topor

Sphinx, 1969
12.6 x 9.4 inch
Drawing

$1,688

Roland Topor, L'homme déraciné, Print

Roland Topor

L'homme déraciné, 1973
12.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

$338

Roland Topor, Les quatre jambes, Print

Roland Topor

Les quatre jambes, 1973
12.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

$338

Roland Topor, L'homme aux valises, Print

Roland Topor

L'homme aux valises, 1973
12.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

$338

Roland Topor, Les boules, Print

Roland Topor

Les boules, 1973
12.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

$338

Roland Topor, Nouvelle technologie, Drawing

Roland Topor

Nouvelle technologie, 1993
23.2 x 32.7 inch
Drawing

$5,628

Roland Topor, Le lapin, Print

Roland Topor

Le lapin, 1973
12.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

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Roland Topor, L'escalier, Print

Roland Topor

L'escalier, 1973
12.2 x 16.1 inch
Print

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