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Alechinsky / Appel / Dotremont / Pedersen

9-25 November 2006
partnerships 1948-2003, COBRA à deux pinceaux


Pierre Alechinsky (1927), Karel Appel (1921-2006), Christian Dotremont (1922-1979) και Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913)

Engravings and lithographs from the collaboration of four important artists of the 20th and 21th century, the founders of the movement COBRA, whose works are in major museums around the world.

Collective creation combined with the spontaneity, freedom of expression and experimentation has always been the favorite practice of artists of the movement COBRA.

• The Pierre Alechinsky and Karel Appel meet the period 1976-1978 and create together

• Ο Pierre Alechinsky και ο Karel Appel they meet through 1976-1978 and create together a seriegraphyon paper accordingly with red, black, white and grey colors. Result: strange looking animals, fairy tale figoures placed in between the  grotesque and harmony world.

• Ο Christian Dotrement και ο Pierre Alechinsky they create dessins-words. Dotrement, himself a poet and a theorician of the COBRA movement, as well as a cinema critic established the logos of the movement along with the painters of the paint words.

• Ο Pierre Alechinsky και ο Carl-Henning Pedersen they did collaborate together in  1993 in a serie of lithographies.

Pierre Alechisky

Alechinsky and Appel

Alechinsky and Dotremont

Alechinsky and Petersen

Alechinsky and Pol Burry