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Jacques Doucet

 (1924 - 1994)
Jacques Doucet was active/lived in France.  Jacques Doucet is known for avant-garde abstract painting, illustration, Cobra art.

Jacques Doucet

Jacques Doucet's work is inextricably bound with twentieth-century avant-garde and the freedom it generated, allowing artists to be able to spontaneously arrange forms, colours and materials, unimpeded by academic traditions.

This French-born Cobra* artist played a striking role in the years leading up to the Cobra phenomenon. In turn, the Cobra period offered him unique experiences that would have a major influence on his later work.

In June, 1947, in Budapest, Jacques Doucet met Corneille, the young Dutch painter, who was impressed by the maturity of the young Frenchman's work. Doucet was a fan of the work of Max Jacob, Alfred Jarry and Paul Klee. Corneille would later write, 'I was immediately enthusiastic about his style.  ...  Displaying 750 of 1949 characters.

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About  Jacques Doucet

Born:  1924
Died:   1994
Known for:  avant-garde abstract painting, illustration, Cobra art