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Pierre Alechinsky

 (born 1927)
Pierre Alechinsky is active/lives in Belgium, France.  Pierre Alechinsky is known for expressionist painting, engraving.

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Biography   Pierre Alechinsky


Pierre Alechinsky was born in 1927 in Brussels, Belgium. As a young man, Alechinsky became a member of the CoBrA, an experimental group that included the Dutch artists Karel Appel and Asger Jorn.  They sought an art that would express basic or primeval desires, of direct expression unguided by the intellect. Rather than working with a Freudian attitude learned from the Surrealists, these painters worked in a tradition of Nordic mythology and northern Expressionism.  Strongly emotional, anti-traditional and anti-aesthetic, Alechinsky's canvases are spontaneously covered with rhythms of thick paint and heavy colors.

Alechinsky paints, and also writes, in Bougival near Paris, where Georges Bizet died and Turgenev survived,   ...  Displaying 750 of 6939 characters.

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ACTION DE JOUISSANCE - REDEEMED SHARE (1975-1977)
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Paysage par la tranche (Landscape From the Side)
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