Artist category: Cobra

Sonja Ferlov Mancoba 1911 – 1984

Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (1911 – 1984) was a Danish avant-garde sculptor. She attended the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was […]

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Erik Thommesen 1916-2008

Erik Thommesen (1916-2008) was a Danish wood sculptor who was a member of the European COBRA art association for several […]

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Christian Dotremont 1922-1979

  Christian Dotremont (1922-1979) was a Belgian painter, writer and poet. As a young artist, Dotremont was closely associated with Surrealism. […]

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Mogens Balle 1921-1988

  Mogens Balle (1921 – 1988) was an autodidact Danish painter. Mogens Balle began painting in the mid-1940s, influenced by […]

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Reinhoud 1928-2007

  Reinhoud (Reinhoud D’Haese 1928-2007) was a Belgian sculptor, painter and graphic designer. From 1946 to 1950 Reinhoud took his artistic […]

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Else Alfelt 1910-1974

  Else Alfelt (1910-1974), Danish painter married to COBRA artist Carl-Henning Pedersen, a marriage that became artistically significant. Else Alfelt started painting […]

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Henry Heerup 1907-1993

Henry Heerup (1907 – 1993) Danish artist Heerup was admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1927, […]

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Egill Jacobsen 1910-1998

  Egill Jacobsen (1910 – 1998) was a Danish painter and an arts professor. Jacobsen is known as a mask […]

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Corneille 1922-2010

  Corneille (Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo 1922-2010) The Belgian artist Corneille studied art at the Amsterdam Academy of Fine Arts. […]

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Karel Appel 1921-2006

  Karel Appel (1921-2006) was a Dutch painter, sculptor and ceramist. Appel studied at the state academy in Amsterdam from […]

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Carl-Henning Pedersen 1913-2007

  Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913-2007), Danish painter. After meeting the painter Else Alfelt (whom he married in 1934-74), Carl-Henning Pedersen decided […]

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Pierre Alechinsky b.1927

Pierre Alechinsky (1927) Belgian artist. In 1949 Alechinsky joined Christian Dotremont, Karel Appel and Asger Jorn to form the avant-garde […]

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