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by Willemijn Stokvis


This book examines their contribution to twentieth-century art. Title. This English publication is a condensed version taken from the original Dutch book Cobra de weg naar spontaniteit (2001)"-T.

This book examines their contribution to twentieth-century art. Cobra : the last avant-garde movement of the twentieth century, Willemijn Stokvis. Stokvis, Willemijn author. Art, Modern - 20th century. Expressionism (Art) - Europe. Art, Modern 20th century. Expressionism (Art) Europe.

Willemijn Stokvis is the leading authority on the Cobra movement. Currently a freelance art historian, she was until 1999 a Lecturer in the History of Modern Art at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

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He argues that after this time, no group engaged the arts with such revolutionary force. Instead it would be critics, museums or galleries who would create groupings of artists according to various tendencies.

Willemijn Stokvis reveals the different impact which Cobra had in Belgium, Denmark and Holland, and places the movement within the wider context of twentieth-century art,.

Cobra was perhaps the last avant-garde movement of the twentieth century. According to Nathalie Aubert the group only lasted officially for three years (1948 to 1951) Manifesto. One of the new approaches that united the COBRA artists was their unrestrained use of strong colors, along with violent handwritings and figuration which can be either frightening or humorous.

Even after CoBrA disbanded, these artists continued to travel internationally, form new groups and explore new .

Even after CoBrA disbanded, these artists continued to travel internationally, form new groups and explore new mediums. They were truly a maelstrom of creativity. Bound together by their spirited resistance to accepted modes of art-making, their aspiration to reinvent civilisation through reinventing art made CoBrA perhaps the last true avant-garde movement of the 20th century. According to Nathalie Aubert the group only lasted officially for three years (1948 to 1951). Stokvis, Willemijn (2004). The manifesto, entitled "La cause était entendue" (The Case Was Settled) was written by CoBrA member Christian Dotremont and signed by all founding members in Paris in 1948. Cobra: The Last Avant-Garde Movement. Aldershot: Lund Humphries. a b c d e Cooke, Lynne.

The radical post-war Cobra group of artists and poets (1948-51) took their name from the three cities where the main participants lived: Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam. The group included some of the most important European artists of the second half of the twentieth century - Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Constant, Asger Jorn and Carl-Henning Pedersen - who collaborated in a search for a universal artistic language. Inspired by the creative impulse which they found in the art of so-called primitives, of children and of the insane, the group made idealistic, Marxist-inspired plans for a future in which a new folk art would be created.Cobra is the first detailed survey of the movement in English and provides a fascinating picture of this vibrant group of artists. Willemijn Stokvis reveals the different impact which Cobra had in Belgium, Denmark and Holland, and places the movement within the wider context of twentieth-century art, ...
Cobra: The Last Avant-Garde Movement of the Twentieth Century ebook
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Willemijn Stokvis
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