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JORN, Asger (1914 - 1973), Painter, watercolourist, collage artist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JORN, Asger (1914 - 1973), Painter, watercolourist, collage artist, sculptor

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Danish, 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 3 April 1914, in Veirum or Vejrum (Jutland); died 1 May 1973, in Aarhus.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), watercolourist, collage artist, sculptor, lithographer, potter, draughtsman. Designs for tapestries.

Groups: International Situationist, CoBrA, International Movement for an Imaginist Bauhaus.

[not available online] [not available online]Asger Jorn's father died in 1924, after

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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