From: Eli Horwatt (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Aug 16 2008 - 13:33:16 PDT
Thanks Rob, but are you aware of any of these "updated" paintings? I can't
figure out if it was tied to his work with Debord on Memoires. Have you
heard of these?
On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 4:18 PM, Rob Gawthrop
> Asger Jorn was connected to Cobra and then the International movement of
> Imagist Bauhaus, people associated with this and others associated with the
> Lettrists (particularly Guy Debord) formed the Situationist International.
> The painters associated with Cobra (the most well known being Karel Appel)
> made works that were deliberately child-like, similar to Art-Brut but being
> Marxist were suspicious of expression and were essentially "critical" works
> that combined figuration, gestural marks and "paint".
> The're not too difficult to find.
> On 16/8/08 19:05, "Eli Horwatt" <email suppressed> wrote:
> A year ago I came across a brief description of a Situationist painter who
> had "updated" classical paintings to make them contemporary. I was almost
> certain this was Asger Jörn, but I cannot locate a passage describing
> these works. Does anyone remember these paintings or have a lead on where a
> description of these paintings might be found?
> Eli Horwatt
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