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Asger Jorn

Trois personnages qui regardent la lune, 1959

Oil on canvas
39 2/5 × 31 1/2 in
100 × 80 cm
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Signed on the front: Jorn Titled on the reverse: Trois personnages qui regardent la lune
Asger Jorn
Danish, 1914–1973
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Danish artist and author Asger Jorn, along with Guy Debord, played a pivotal role in the early development of the revolutionary movement Situationist International. Jorn began his artistic career as a painter in Paris, and he became radicalized after joining the communist resistance movement during the Second World War. He played an integral part in launching a number of movements that combined the tenets of Marxism with artistic expression, including COBRA, the International Movement for an Imaginist Bauhaus, and later, after leaving Debord’s group, a breakaway Scandinavian movement called Second Situationist International. Jorn was incredibly prolific as an artist across all mediums, creating painting, sculpture, ceramics, and collage. In 1964 he was awarded, but turned down, the Guggenheim Award.

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Signed on the front: Jorn Titled on the reverse: Trois personnages qui regardent la lune
Asger Jorn
Danish, 1914–1973
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Danish artist and author Asger Jorn, along with Guy Debord, played a pivotal role in the early development of the revolutionary movement Situationist International. Jorn began his artistic career as a painter in Paris, and he became radicalized after joining the communist resistance movement during the Second World War. He played an integral part in launching a number of movements that combined the tenets of Marxism with artistic expression, including COBRA, the International Movement for an Imaginist Bauhaus, and later, after leaving Debord’s group, a breakaway Scandinavian movement called Second Situationist International. Jorn was incredibly prolific as an artist across all mediums, creating painting, sculpture, ceramics, and collage. In 1964 he was awarded, but turned down, the Guggenheim Award.

Asger Jorn

Trois personnages qui regardent la lune, 1959

Oil on canvas
39 2/5 × 31 1/2 in
100 × 80 cm
Bidding closed
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