Asger Jorn. Vejrum/Jütland 1914 – Aarhus 1973 The Danish artist Asger Jorn, actually Asger Oluf Jørgensen, was born in Vejrum near Struer on March 3, 1914. In 1945 he changes his last name to «Jorn». Asger Jorn receives an education for teaching from 1930-35, but already makes his first steps in painting during this time.
Asger Jorn was a Danish artist and co-founder of the CoBrA group alongside Karel Appel. View Asger Jorn’s 4,918 artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.
Asger Jorn, (born March 3, 1914, Jutland, Den.—died May 1/2, 1973, Århus), Danish painter whose style, influenced by the Expressionist painters James Ensor of Belgium and Paul Klee of Switzerland, creates an emotional impact through the use of strong colours and distorted forms.
Asger Oluf Jorn (March 3, 1914 – May 1, 1973) was born in Vejrum, in the northwest corner of Jutland, Denmark and baptized Asger Oluf Jørgensen.In 1946 he changed his name into Asger Oluf Jorn.He was a founding member of the COBRA-group and later of the Situationist International; he was a prolific artist, active organizer and essayist.He felt himself strongly connected to Nordic myths, as
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Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Asger Jorn. Danish artist and author Asger Jorn, along with Guy Debord, played a pivotal role in t…