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• In the center of a typically unintentional Cobra scandal: Christian Dotremont

Christian Dotremont

Tervuren 1922 – 1979 Buizingen

Writer – poet – artist

‘Dotremont was a man of letters, a writer. He had a tremendous sense of humour and was incredibly inventive. 1,851 more words

In English

Modern aRt quote

“The secret of art consists in the simple fact that it is more blessed to give than to take, but also that this blessedness is dependent upon voluntary giving, so that what is given is felt as a surplus, a wealth, not a duty.” Asger Jorn, ‘Value and Economy’ (1959)

Asger Jorn

Asger Jorn

I’m not going to pretend that I had any idea what this painting was at first.

Asger Jorn, the Danish painter who co-founded the avant-garde art style… 237 more words