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Guillaume Corneille

 (1922 - 2010)
Guillaume Corneille was active/lived in Sweden, France, Netherlands, Belgium.  Guillaume Corneille is known for mixed-media abstraction, sculpture.

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Guillaume Corneille


The following obituary is from The New York Times, September 7, 2010.

"Corneille, 88, Dutch Artist With a Lyrical Modernism"
by Liz Robbins

The Dutch artist Corneille, who created lyrical, expressionist paintings bursting with color and who was one of the founders of the postwar European art movement known as Cobra, died on Sunday in Paris.  He was 88 and lived in Paris.

His death was announced by the Cobra Museum of Modern Art in the Netherlands.

Corneille was best known for radicalizing the conservative Dutch art world in the early 1950s, making modern art not only acceptable, but embraceable as well. He placed familiar subjects — birds, cats, women and landscapes — in mythological and often chil  ...  Displaying 750 of 6457 characters.



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About  Guillaume Corneille

Born:  1922 - Liege, Belgium
Died:   2010 - Paris, France
Known for:  mixed-media abstraction, sculpture