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Asger Jorn

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Asger Oluf Jorgensen, Jorn, was born in 1914 in Vejrum (Denmark). From 1936 till 1939, he worked in the Fernand Lgers contemporary Academy, then was an assistant of Le Corbusier in the pavilion -decoration- New Times of the World Fair. The first personal exhibition of Asger Jorn was organized in Copenhagen (Denmark, 1938). During the war, Jorn lived in Denmark; he painted in this period . . .

8 work(s) available / 2 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Hautes Pyrnes
Libert surveille
Big moving
The All Souls' Day
Without title IV
Composition without...
Solar bastard

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* Peintures , 3 Vol., Guy Atkins, Borgers Vorlag, Copenhague/Londres, 1968, 1977 & 1980 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Asger Jorn 2 Vol, T. Andersen & G. Atkins Lund Humphries London 1977 et 1980
  • Cobra 1948-1951, collectif, coll. Rimpressions, Ed. Jean-Michel Place,1980
  • Asger Jorn , Kunstmuseum, Silkeborg, 1982
  • Cobra, un art libre, Jean-Clarence Lambert, Ed. Chne/Hachette, 1983
  • Asger Jorn , Muse de Nimes, 1987
  • La plante Jorn, 1914-1973 , L. Gervereau & autres, Adam Biro, Paris, 2002
  • Asger Jorn, Franoise Monnin, Ed. Ides et Calenes, Neuchtel, 2003
  • Jorn in Havanna, Troels Andersen et autres, Ed. Fortaget Sohn, Copenhague, 2005
  • Asger Jorn, collectif, Ed. La Bibliothque des Arts, 2012
  • Wemare et Jorn, la force des contraires, coll., cat., Ed. Gourcuff-Gradenigo, 2013
To read from the artist :
  • La Langue verte et la Cuite, Ed. J.-J. Pauvert, Paris, 1968
  • Discours aux pingouins et autres crits , ENSBA, Paris, 2002
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Art movements

  • + COBRA / 1948-1952 / Christian Dotremont, etc.
All art movements

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